Buckland Peaks – Queen’s Birthday weekend, June 2010

Objective: to explore the rocky granite tops of the northern Paparoas in clear, cold weather, typical of Westland winters we had been assured

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Walker Pass – Amber Col – Sudden Valley, 22–23 May 2010

This classic trip has been done by PTC many times in the past, but I hadn’t been there; or even seen Sudden Valley. I wasn’t sure I was going to get any takers in late autumn either

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Kowhai - Hapuku - 24-25 April 2010

The scheduled trip, Ranger Biv in Arthurs Pass, was off-limits with rain forecast so we elected to do the tried and true Kowhai Rr, Kowhai Saddle, Hapuku Rr walk.

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Milford Track - 9‑12 May 2010

Twelve of us drove down on the Saturday, taking about nine hours, and stayed the night at Te Anau Lakeview Holiday Park,

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Discovery Stream – Sudden Valley 27-28 March

Coordinating by text message, Gary Huish, Sue Piercey and Paul Smith, from the east side of Christchurch and Yvette So, Sue Johnston and Kerry Moore from NW Chch met at Springfield and set off to Hawdon Shelter on warm nor-west  day.

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