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Friday 07 August 2020
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Saturday night accommodation for all parties is Waitawheta Hut – we have booked out the hut.
Saturday from Franklin Road end take Dean Track, Mangakino Pack Track, Daly’s Clearing Track past Daly’s Clearing Hut to the Waitawheta River, then the Tramway through the spectacular Waitawheta Gorge to Waitawheta Hut. 6-7 hours.
Sunday return to Franklin Road via Waitawheta Tramway. 3-4 hours.
Saturday from Waiorongomai Road end take High Level, Te Aroha Link and Waipapa Tracks to Waitawheta Hut. 6 hours.
Sunday Waitawheta Tramway, Daly’s Clearing Track, Mangakino Pack Track and Dean Track to Franklin Road. 5 hours.
Saturday from Waiorongomai Road end up Pylon Peak Track to the main ridge, then a wandering route to join the Waipapa Track down to Waitawheta Hut. 7 hours.
Sunday Waipapa Track, North-South Track and a hunters' track down to the Low Level Drive Track to return to Waiorongomai Road. 7 hours.
Transport: Club Bus
Driver: Athol Berry
Cost: $51 members, $60 non-members (includes hut fee)
Destination: Waiorongomai Road end
Departure: Friday 7.00pm, Club Garage, 31 Sandringham Road
Trip Number: 1834