South to the glaciers

After Shantytown on our way from Westport to Fox Glacier we called in at Ross, now a pleasantly quiet village but once a thriving gold town. There is an interesting trail though the woods to find old mining sites.

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Ross

Fire bell

Diorama

Miner's hut

Miner's hut

Water tunnel

Water pipe

Water trestle

Horse whim

Adit

Miner's cottage

Miner's cottage

Jail

Fox Glacier

Fox Glacier

Fox Glacier

Fox Glacier

Fox Glacier

Weka

Kea

Franz Josef

Franz Josef

Kidney fern

Lake Mattheson

Lake Mattheson

Blechnum discolor

Blechnum gibbum

Sticherus flabellatus

Moss

Blechnum

Clematis peniculata






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