Climbing  A fortunate alignment

An early September climb of Mount Rolleston via Rome Ridge

“It’s not cold is it James? I don’t like our chances of any freeze up higher.” Between breaths, as we slogged up through bush on the Coral Track in the hour before dawn, James Hobson agreed. Soon we breached the bush line and encountered our first snow around 1,200 metres. And to our surprise, it was frozen.

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