Paul and Ian off up Lake Rotoiti to climb Cupola.
1630 Left Nelson.
1800 Boat ride up the lake with Bill, and then off up to Cupola hut, didnt get there till after midnight.
Got out of bed at a nice late time of eleven a.m. to go climb Cupola.
1200 Left hut.
1500 Got to the top. Cannot see tops of Hopeless or Travers. Can see Tapanuku.
1530 Off back down.
At Coldwater hut and while waiting for Paul to arrive helped get a fire going for the two woman from Eastern Euope. Finally Paul turned up and then Bill in his water taxi so a quick ride back down the lake.