Mt Tongariro from near the top of Mt Ngauruhoe , North Island, New Zealand.
Tongariro National Park.
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Lake Taupo can be seen in the distance beyond the mountain and the whole of Mt Tongariro including the blue lake (top right). An absolutely stunning view from this height and a very rewarding day.
Below is the the angle of the slope we were climbing, a good 45 degree angle.