Tongariro Crossing: Blue and White

So much snow! This post is inspired by Tintin in Tibet… one of the best works in the graphic novel format (and a really frustratingly difficult video game…)

We planned for a winter Tongariro Crossing to get epic photos of snowy mountains and had such a good weather for it. Unfortunately the snow was too thick and we had to turn back halfway. Apparently the crater lakes were also covered in snow. I guess there is such a thing as too much snow!

Mt Ngauruhoe
Mt Ngauruhoe in the distance
Ngauruhoe Summit
Ngauruhoe Summit… notice the wind blowing off the powder in the summit
Tiny Trekkers
Tiny Trekkers
Tongariro Crossing
Inspired by Tintin in Tibet…

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