Another spectacular Mackenzie Country day awaited the remaining riders on course.
Ian, Jo, Rachel and Nina arrive early afternoon to a sunny welcome
Mike and Gordon arrive not long after
Andrew, Di and Bob descending from the Hakataramea Pass
The view from the pass, nice!
The Four Musketeers at Hakataramea pass
Excellent views of the big mountain from the bottom of the pass
Resisting multiple opportunities to throw the towel in, Andrew and Di celebrate having knock the bastard off!
Bob explains that if you jettison some of your gear on the trail you can get to the finish quicker?
Bob, with all his gear, at the finish
Quatre lanterne rouge! It was worth it just for the beer 😎