Left Greymouth and set of for Arthurs Pass/Oriria Gorge. Stopped in Kumara, sleepy little village and drove up to Dilmans Dam at the top of a small hill where there is park over spot. No wind.
Just before the sart of the Otiria Gorge is the incredibly steep cleft on the mountains.
Arthurs Pass, and the Otiria George that leads up to it, were covered in low mist with driving rain. The start of the pass is that narrow cleft in the mountains in the bottom of the picture. It was much steeper that I thought it would be especially near the top. Have not shots of the top of the pass, but it is spectacular. Was in my starting off gear at one stage, it was steep coming from the West.