Archive for January, 2019

Jan 30 2019

Herbert Forest

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30/1/2019. Trampers. Herbert Forest. Leader: Dave. 34 keen trampers and hikers met at the carpark and organised themselves, into vehicles to head to Waianakarua’s Herbert Forest. The drive from Mosgiel is approximately 1hr 15mins to the start of the Swallows track. The track was damp in places, we passed through Punga ferns to a cave […]

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Jan 30 2019

Grahams Bush/Old Rd Car Park, Organ Pipes, Buttars Peak, Mount Cargill.

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Click Grahams Bush history for background information. Click Mount Cargill history for background information. No. 19 on old hardcopy list of 113 club tramps. “Sawyers Bay – Grahams Bush. M Deuchrass. Summer.” Sawyers Bay Road 28 km from car park 14. 30/1/2019. Hikers. M. Leaders: Jan Y and Pam. We were down in  numbers owing […]

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Jan 23 2019

Doctors Point area tramps

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Distance from car-park to Waitati: 34 km. Distance from car-park to Doctors Point: 38 km. 23/01/2019. Hikers. Doctors Point, Canoe Beach, Urupa. E. Leaders: Jim and Betty. The early morning shower made the cancellation of the hike a real possibility, but an improvement in the weather encouraged the 24 hikers to the starting point of our […]

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Jan 16 2019

Chain Hills-Friends Hill Tramps

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No. 102 on old hardcopy list of 113 club tramps. “Friends Hill Chain Hills Year Round” Saddle Hill Hotel 41. 16/1/2019. Hikers. Friends Hill Road and Farm circuit. Leaders: Jay and Jan. On a very warm morning, 25 hikers travelled to Wingatui Raceway where we parked up and commenced our walk up Friends Hill.  We […]

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Jan 16 2019

Green Hut, Pulpit Rock, Dark Horse Hut

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Location: 50 km from car park. Click Silver Peaks Forest for background information. No. 21 on old hardcopy list of 113 club tramps. “Green Hut & Pulpit Rock return or via Possum Hut. C Williams. Year Round. Long.” 19. 16/1/2019. Trampers. Dark Horse Hut. Leader: Janine. After the dawning of a cracker day, 14 trampers […]

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Jan 09 2019

Deep Creek Weir from Old Dunstan Road past Rocklands

No. 2 on old hardcopy list of 113 club tramps. “Deep Stream [Stream crossed out and replaced by Creek] (Rocklands). R Lippers. Cattle.” No. 56 on old hardcopy list of 113 club tramps. “Deep Creek from Old Dunstan Road. (Rocklands. Year Round” Est, 50 km from car park. See Deep Creek Water Scheme Pipeline history. […]

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