Archive for February, 2019

Feb 27 2019

Coutts Gully – Sawmill Roads – options

Published by under Both Hikers & Trampers,Farm

No. 76 on old hardcopy list of 113 club tramps. “Coutts Gully Return Sawmill Rd Farm” Livingstonia Park distance from car-park: 31.5 km. 27/2/2019. Hikers. Sawmill-Coutts Gully Roads. Leaders: Clive and Francis. 22 Hikers and ramblers arrived at Livingstonia Park in time for the rain to set in.   The hikers set off along the beach in […]

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Feb 20 2019

Doctors Point, McKessar, Mopanui, Ridgeline

Published by under Beach,Trampers

37 km from car park to Mopanui Road end, and 40 km to foot of McKessar Road. The stone-walled ruins on Mckessar Track 11. 20/2/2019. Trampers. McKessar circuit from Doctors Point. Leaders: Jill D and Judy D Another great day for 12 trampers to head north to Waitati then out to Doctors Point where we parked […]

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Feb 20 2019

Heyward Point, Kaikai Beach, Whareakeake Road

Published by under Beach,Farm

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. 17. 20/2/2019. Hikers. Leaders: Jan B and Jay 23 hikers set out on a lovely warm still morning for Heyward Point […]

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Feb 13 2019

Pump House, Tunnels, McRaes Weir, Racemans, return

Published by under Both Hikers & Trampers

8. 13/2/2019. Hlkers. Whare Flat Area. Leaders: Jan and Peter. Another hot Wednesday, but fortunately this tramp was mainly under bush cover which made things a bit easier.  There were 30 of us, including 5 ramblers and a few trampers.  Jan led the ramblers and anyone else who wanted an easier start via the ford, […]

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Feb 13 2019

Shuttle: Mountain Road, Pulpit Rock, Long/Powder Ridges, Whare Flat

Published by under Trampers

3. 13/2/2019. Trampers. Mountain Road to the Silverstream. Hard. Bus. Leaders: Arthur and Eleanor. The sun was shining brightly in a clear blue sky as Bob the Busman (no, not Bob the Builder) transported 16 eager Trampers to Mountain Road for the day’s adventure. The tramp started at 9.35 a.m., with the first objective being Pulpit Rock. […]

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Feb 06 2019

Chrystalls Beach, Toko Mouth

No. 47 on old hardcopy list of 113 club tramps. “Toko Beach. M Young”; also No. 65 on old hardcopy list of 113 club tramps. “Chrystalls Beach Farm” Location: 59 km from the car park. Directions: On SH1, before Milton, at Helensbrook intersection, left onto Forsyth Road, right onto Back Road, left onto Glenledi Road. […]

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