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It's windy up here
© BuzyG, Dec 2019
Climbers: My son Edd
Camera used: EZ200
Date taken: 6th December 2019
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Guess where we are from. :)
BuzyG - 08/Jun/20Report
Is that the top of Ruapehu?
Lankyman - 08/Jun/20Report
It’ll get even windier if that volcano erupts! :)
baron - 08/Jun/20Report
Best flag going ????????????????
Chewie65 - 08/Jun/20Report
Yes it is Tahurangi. The highest Peak on Ruapehu and of North NZ.
BuzyG - 08/Jun/20Report
Baron: This was taken a few days before White Island near by blew it's top. A sobering thought.
BuzyG - 08/Jun/20Report
When I climbed it in 1982 the lake erupted just as I reached the rim. Just before I walked round the mountain in 1995 there was a big one that washed out some bridges. It's definitely not dormant!
Lankyman - 09/Jun/20Report
Definitely not! It was an eye opener planning the climb and finding warning notices in the literature I was researching about what to do if the volcano erupted whilst we were climbing. My son suggested jumping in a Southerly direction and hope your ice axe slows you down. LoL Happily we climbed down Skyline ridge instead. That was pain full enough with the lose ice and snow being blasted at us from the snow fields to the West.
BuzyG - 09/Jun/20Report
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