Whilst we slept cozily, the rain was relentless throughout the night with rolling thunder echoing down the valley and lightning flashes filling the bunk room.
It was cold and wet! Forecast for snow down to 900m. We would probably escape the snow as we were to be descending back down to the lower valley floor. Before departing, the hut warden explained that we would need to take care crossing the base of the 174m Earland Falls due to the heavy rain throughout the night and we may need to take the lower track to get around it as just the wind generated by these falls can blow you off your feet! Read more