Category Archives: 2020

Little Mt Peel – 25 July 20

On Saturday morning we packed up and headed to the Peel Forest car park, Blandswood. From there we headed upwards through forest, then out in open alpine where we had great view’s over South Canterbury. The climb from here was … Continue reading

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Waihi Gorge – 1 August 2020

12 Club members, (some of whom were new), departed from Timaru at 8.30am on Saturday 1st August and set out for Waihi Gorge which is one of our close local, easily accessible areas where there is great opportunity to get out and … Continue reading

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Acland Shelter – 6 June 2020

We headed to Staveley to start tramping on a very cold morning in blue sky.  Five of us headed up hill past Hookey Knob then onwards to Staveley Hill. The weather changed for the worst so three turned back but … Continue reading

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Stour River Bike Ride – 13 June 2020

A chilly start at only 3 degrees Barry, Owen and myself Catherine, set off from the Stour River car park, along the track heading to Lake Emily 15km away.  The track was frosted initially so easy biking as it was … Continue reading

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Double Hut – 14-15 April 2020

On Saturday morning we headed to Hakatere Lake Heron, where we started tramping to Double Hut. The weather was a hot and we enjoyed lunch at the river side . When at hut we were able to climb further up … Continue reading

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A2O Bike Trip – 20 – 22 March 2020

Getting away from Timaru on Friday night took longer than normal. Seven bikes had to be loaded onto vehicle bike racks, which in practice was quite a slow process. Then a drive to Twizel and Alpine Energy’s cottage where we … Continue reading

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