Mt Pinnibar - 16-19 December 2011


This is where we went.


The valley of the Tambo.


Campsite at Buenba Flat.


Gourmet Nachos.


Orion AKA The Saucepan.


Stars aplenty out here.


Airing down for the terrain ahead.


Previewing the climb up Mt Gibbo.


It was a slow, rough and challenging job getting up Gibbo.




Climbing Mt Gibbo.


Mt Gibbo summit.


Views from Mt Gibbo.




Nasty descent.


View from the Mt Gibbo/Mt Anderson ridgeline.


Climbing Mt Pinnibar.




Views from Mt Pinnibar.






Endless mountain ranges.


At 1773m above sea level, Mt Pinnibar is Victoria's highest point accessible by 4WD year-round.


Descending Pinnibar.




Crossing Omeo Creek.




Dropping towards the valley at Tom Groggin.


Our cosy kitchen area.


Friendly neighbours.


Buckwong Creek crossing.


Crossing Buckwong Creek.


The mighty Murray.


Checking the depth of the crossing.




A bit of extra protection and a fashion statement.


Crossing the border into NSW.


A few of the locals.


Mt Townsend, Australia's second highest mountain.


A bit of yakka.


A refreshing dip in the Swampy Plains River.


Clearing rain clouds after a massive downpour overnight.