Archive for May, 2017

May 31 2017

Ardachys – Blacksmith Flat

Published by under Lambing Sep-Nov,Trampers,Year round

No. 4 on old hardcopy list of 113 club tramps. “Blacksmiths Flat. Hindon Stn. Bob Heenan. Farm. Lambing.” No. 14 on old hardcopy list of 113 club tramps. “Hindon. Ardachy to River.  D Graham. Haggie. Farm.” Distance from carpark: 33 km. 13. 31/5/2017. Trampers. Ardachys – Blacksmith Flat. M. Leader: Arthur. The weather wasn’t great, but […]

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May 31 2017

Street walk, Green Island, farm walk

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4. 31/5/2017. Hikers. Green Island street walk. E. Leaders: Elaine and Chris. The above route map gives some indication of the intricacies of Elaine’s   planned route, designed to cross and recross, by way of tunnels and bridges galore, the barriers of railway line, stream and motorway dividing  Green Island from Abbotsford. It was a street-walk, most […]

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May 24 2017

Botanic Garden, Logan Park, Northern Cemetery, Chingford

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Distance from carpark: 20 km. 21. 24/5/2017. Hikers. Botanic Garden and Logan Park. E. Leader: Marjorie. 28 hikers set off from the Gardens car park for a leisurely wander up to the azalea garden for morning tea. The fact that two groups became separated from the leading group, due to the multiple track system, reminded the leader of […]

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May 24 2017

Purakaunui, Mopanui, north face, ret.

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4. 24/5/2017. Trampers. Purakaunui to Mopanui, return. M. Leaders: Neil and Margreet. 10 Trampers travelled in 3 cars, via Port Chalmers, to park at Purakaunui. Our tramp began at 10 am in cloudy and cool conditions, which remained all day – ideal for tramping. Some sunshine though. The morning tea stop was at the small picnic […]

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May 17 2017

Tramps Incorporating Three Kings

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No. 26 on old hardcopy list of 113 club tramps. “Wesleydale – Maungatua – via 3 Kings. L Wiffen. Year round.” Abt 25 km from car park. 23. 17/5/2017. Hikers. Three Kings from Heenan Road. M. Leaders: Ian and Doug. We navigated our cars to what for the Hikers was a new entry spot. Back […]

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May 17 2017

Mount Hyde Station

Published by under Lambing Sep-Nov,Trampers,Year round

No. 5 on old hardcopy list of 113 club tramps. “Mt Hyde to Taieri River. Aqueduct. D Moir. Farm. Lambing.” Location: 23.5 km. Lambing September-November. 14. 17/5/2017. Trampers. Mount Hyde. Medium. Leader: Neil. A good turn out of 12 keen individuals to spend a few hours exploring the route to Taieri river and pipeline from Mt […]

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May 10 2017

Horsehoof Station Tramps

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No. 1 on old hardcopy list of 113 club tramps. “Maugatua Microwave. J Roy. Year Round.” Permissions from Horsehoof. Distance from car-park: 24 km. 20. 10/5/2017. Trampers. Maungatua trig via Horsehoof. M. Leader: Arthur. Clear skies, a light breeze, and lots of sunshine gave perfect conditions for our tramp up onto Maungatua. The cars were […]

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May 03 2017

Outram – Allanton Flood Bank

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Outram 10 km from car park. 3. 3/5/2017. Both. Outram-Allanton Flood Bank. E. Leaders: Judy K, Lester. Today’s tramp saw a very special milestone for the Club, with a celebration of life member Molly Vaughan’s 90th birthday.  Molly has been a member of the Club for 30 years and still tramps regularly. In recognition of […]

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