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NW ridge of Big Daddy Dune, Dead Vlei, Namibia
© Martyn Nicholson, Aug 2013
Walkers: Carole Nicholson
Camera used: Olympus OMD
Date taken: 3rd August 2013
VOTING: from 11 votes
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Bloody good dune old chap.
Fiend - 17/Aug/13
Namibian dune climbing is knackering! Good photo btw.
Dave Williams - 17/Aug/13
Yep, the sand makes it a hard grind going up, but a fabulous glissade back down to the vlei
Dr_C - 17/Aug/13
Yep, 2 up 1 down . Even poles with snow bales sink in. Like orange snow but a touch hotter!
Martyn Nicholson - 17/Aug/13
Whats the drop to the white sand?
Mike Lates - 18/Aug/13
About 300m I think
Martyn Nicholson - 18/Aug/13
Googling give the following. Much like your estimate Martyn.

Height from Base : 1,256 feet / 383 meters
Height from Sea Level : ~ 1,870 feet / 570 meters
Dr_C - 19/Aug/13
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