Mount Iron is an impressive, glacier-carved, 240-metre rocky knoll. From its summit a great panorama unfolds: Lakes Wanaka and Hawea, the Cardrona and Upper Clutha Valleys and all the surrounding peaks; many of them in Mount Aspiring National Park in the west.
I huffed and puffed my way up for the lovely 360 views and then nearly did another full ascent after getting slightly lost on the way down. Oops, definitely earned lunch today. 😆🗻
Afterwards I relaxed by the Lake and read for a few hours which I haven't done at all since I'm in NZ. Was lovely to do nothing for a change.Read more