Mt Longfellow - 10-11 November 2018

Thick cloud the previous night held the promise of a Sunday morning sleep-in followed by a leisurely wake- up and retreat to lower levels. That wasn’t allowed on Mt Longfellow.

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Five plus two went to Mt. Grey - 18 November 2018

Evelien and her 3 year old German shepherd ‘Mischa’ collected Joy, Sabina and Helen from Cranford St. We met John at the Grey River picnic area with Bob his 12 week old Border Collie puppy, who kept us amused all day.

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Wilding pine days in Waimakariri basin - September & October 2018

Lots of us recall the bus trips to the Waimakariri Basin to clear self- seeding wilding pine trees from the grassland landscape. Combining with other groups was a social as well as a productive arrangement, as well as a fundraiser for clubs.

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Turton Saddle -- 6-7 October 2018

Four trampers and two co-drivers set off at 0800 in Angela’s people carrier so we four could walk from the Glenrock, Rakaia end, secure in the knowledge that the vehicle would be moved around to Lake Heron. Cows took time off from munching their brassicas and lined the road-side fence to gawk as we put our boots on.

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Barnett Park-Windsor Castle-Jollies Bush - 28 October 2018

A new standard in trip organisation is set!

After climbing the East Enders Track from Barnett Park, and descending partway down Clifton Spur, we crossed to Richmond Hill and ascended to the trig on Windsor Castle. The next stop was lunch near Jollies Bush before climbing to the summit of Mt Pleasant.

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