Archive for November, 2018

Nov 28 2018

Nicols Creek, Swampy, Pineapple Track, Moon Track, Booth Road

Published by under Trampers,Year round

(David Nicol was an early settler and dairy farmer. He reputedly bought land here in the hope that the railway line woould be routed north through Leith Valley.) Click here for Antony Hamel’s YouTube video showing his exploration of the 5 falls of Nicols Creek. Click here for an EXCELLENT MAP of Nicols Creek showing the location […]

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Nov 28 2018

Woodhaugh Gardens and Leith

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19 km from car park. 8. 28/11/2018. Hikers. Gardens / Leith Street. E.  Leaders: Judy and Elaine. After an overdose of rain, 23 hikers and four ramblers abandoned the planned Flagstaff/Swampy hike in favour of the Botanic Gardens area. We parked in the gardens car park and wandered by various paths to the Rhododendron dell for […]

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Nov 21 2018

Ocean View

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No. 18 on old hardcopy list of 113 club tramps.”Ocean View – Saddle Hill. D Bennett. Farm. Lambing.” 21/11/2018. Hikers. Ocean View. Leaders: Bruce and Jan Y. Hikers report Wednesday 21 November 2018 Seventeen hikers set off at 9.30 am from the Brighton Surf Club car park down to the sea alongside the river which […]

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Nov 16 2018

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. 24. 14/11/2018. Hikers. Three Kings from Heenan Road. M. Leaders: Ian and Doug. Thirty of those who weren’t away at the Hollyford Camp turned out to tackle the 4WD […]

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Nov 14 2018

Hollyford Camp

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12/11/2018. Hollyford Camp. M. Phil. Trampers: 12-16 Nov: Hollyford Camp. M. Phil. Hollyford Escapades:  12-16 November 2018 Planning to execution seemed to go very well as everyone was at Waihola early….. this being a trait that continued for every start during the week. 18 intrepid walkers in 6 cars set off and bang on time arrived at […]

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