Mt Cass Reserve – Saturday, 21 April 2018

This is an impressive limestone ridge leading to Mt Cass. The reserve is a joint effort by Transwaste Canterbury Ltd. and the Waipara Valley Promotion Association, and opened in 2006.

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Captain Thomas Track - Godley Head - Sunday 1 April 2018

Sixteen eager trampers assembled by the Sumner clock tower on a calm, sunny Easter Sunday. Leader Helen knew the streets of Sumner to navigate to get us past the horse paddock and on to the Captain Thomas Track.

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Flagpole -- 18 March 2018

Seven enjoyed a calm clear day on this hill near Glentunnel. We parked and walked in front of the implement shed to get onto the vehicle track that leads up the spur. At the top we saw no flags but there are a few poles and things holding up a mass of communications equipment.

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EASTER: 29 March – 2 April 2018 – Fyffe River- Mt. Owen – Bulmer

The circuit proposed for this trip was the same as Easter 2007, i.e. Fri: Into Frying Pan Creek, over to Fyffe River and a full day up the Fyffe to Branch Creek Hut. Sat: Navigate east to camp in tarns area south of Sanctuary Basin. Afternoon explore from there. Sun: Continue south to Mt Owen, then drop off west to reach the top of the Bulmer lake amphitheatre. Camp at the lake’s southern end. Mon: Down Bulmer Creek through the bluffs and out down the Owen River.

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Elcho Col - Brodrick Pass- 8-12 March 2018

Liz, is an Otago lass, who visited the Brodrick Hut on her honeymoon but had not reached the Landsborough.  She had scheduled this trip several times only to be denied by the weather.  This, however, was going to be the year.  

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