Pinedale Lodge & Apartment
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... Christchurch is). I swear I could have pointed directly to our house from the top. Unfortunately, the snow didn't last long as the sun melted the thin layer of snow once it popped over the mountain and the snowboarders quickly shaved away safe courses into icy paths. We decided that meant it was time for second breakfast and around 10:30 we headed into the cafe for a bagel and a trim flat white. We warmed up for a bit ...
... if you don't have a 4 wheel drive car and pray not to fall down to the valley. But once you reach the parking place, parrots are welcome you there.
You can rent all your gear there for a similar price as in Europe, but the slope itself has only 3 lifts. It is really expensive hobby here, but you barely find a free parking slot.
... The men are ok. Turns out I've managed to park on the edge of yet another busy road! At least I want to be up early so that's all good. Axle and I went for a walk.. Checked out the house we're staying at .... Trusting owners not in attendance. Paid $6.70 for staying cause didn't have a $10 note. 8pm ... A bottle of wine later and I'm ready for bed lol Nite ...
Another day, another hut to go to. Talking to some guys at pub last night, they told us this portion of the track was the toughest with a lot of ups and downs. That certainly proved to be true. Arriving at the carpark, we found it was full so Andy had to park down the road a short way. Not long into the start the track started climbing steeply and continued that way. We were heading for a high point at Duke Knob (739m) before we would start descending again ...
... After taking a few pictures from a pull out on the side of the road, we continued down into the valley and about 45 minutes after leaving the campground, we made it.
First stop, Mount Sunday. We parked the van about 1.5km away from the mountain as it is on private land, and the only way you are allowed to drive to it is if you take a tour. Since we were walking the rest of the way, we got ready, and then set off. The hike there was pretty relaxed ...