I have fond memories of this adventure, as it encompasses what I enjoy most about photography. I had noticed the peak on the far left from a seperate trip and after checking the topo map I could see there was some great potential in this valley. A friend and I tramped for a few hours with our overnight gear but were soon fighting the clock as the light began to fade and a layer of fog began to develop. Sabre and Adelaide peaks were very impressive to behold but accessing this stream proved to be stubbornly difficult, with head high boulders and dense scrub comprising the final hundred metres across the valley interior. After a few tumbles and bruises, we emerged by these cascades moments before all visibility was lost and darkness engulfed us. Patience was tested on the slow paced bush-bash back to the tents and dinner by the camp fire never felt so good.
Fiordland, New Zealand