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First light on the divide

Description: Whataroa Saddle, Mt Mannering 125th anniversary climb.

Judge’s Comments: This image lines up all the ducks in a row. It’s a technical feat, balancing the light of dawn breaking on the horizon with the remaining star-scape in the sky and the light of the headlamps on the slope in the foreground. But also because it tells a story; a climber finishes packing whilst his/her buddies travel ahead, lighting the way. Well done. (Simon Waterhouse)

Prize: Black Diamond Mission 75 Backpack – Thanks to Black Diamond NZ and Southern Approach

Trophy: Guide Alack Challenge Cup

Posted: 04/09/17

Posted By: Sam Ruddenklau