Archive for August, 2017

Aug 30 2017

Government Track and beyond

Published by under Trampers

32 km from carpark. 2.5+ hours from road to pole-line and Styx Road. No. 22 on old hardcopy list of 113 club tramps. “Government Track Waipori Rd. Year Round.” Link:  DCC: Mountain biking on Government Track Link: DCC: Government Track map. [DCC brochure extract: Government Track. 4 hr 30 min, 17 km (return). The track entrance […]

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Aug 23 2017

Gardens to Surf

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2. 23/8/2017. Hikers. Gardens to Surf. E. Leaders: Pam and Dawn. We Parked our cars in Duke Street, near the Woodhaugh gardens.  22 members started off.  We walked through the Varsity and had morning tea at the Polytech outdoor area.   Walked along Portsmouth Drive to Queens Drive down to St Kilda beach.   Walked along playing […]

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Aug 16 2017

Edgar Centre to Rotary Park, return.

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1. Edgar Centre to Rotary Park, return. Hikers. E. Leaders: Judy and Adrienne. 26 hikers met at the Edgar Centre carpark in clear sunshine after a frosty start to the morning.  We walked along Portsmouth Drive a short way to the Bayfield sports fields for a leisurely morning tea on the comfortable eats in front of […]

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Aug 16 2017

Lawsons Farm. From Homestead. Clockwise or Figure of Eight.

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Est. distance from carpark: 45 km. 15. 16/8/2017. Trampers. Lawsons Farm. M. Leaders: Neil and Margreet. Nine trampers set out from the car park at 0900 on a stunningly clear but frosty morning. After an uneventful 45 minute drive we parked inside the main gate of Lawson’s Farm. Patiently, but DOGmatically the two male trampers […]

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Aug 09 2017

Millennium Track

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Click !!!Taieri River Geology!!! for background information. Wardells’ Cottage abt 25 km from car park. High tides flood the access road and this has happened to us more than once. N.B. Programme Committee! Avoid high tides forecast near the the hours of 9.00 a.m. or 2.00-3.00 p.m. 17. 9/8/2017. Hikers. Millennium Track. Leaders: Bob and […]

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Aug 09 2017

Heyward Point, Kaikai Beach, Whareakeake Road

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No. 86 on old hardcopy list of 113 club tramps. “Heyward Point – Melville’s Farm Farm” 40 km from car park. Part: Tramping Track, Managed by DOC. Rest: Not during lambing Sept-Nov. Seek Permission. 15. Trampers. Hayward Point, Kaikai Beach, Whareakeake Road circuit. M. Leader: Janine. On what looked like a lovely clear day, 15 trampers […]

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