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Northern Kaimai Forest Park

 

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Friday 10 August 2018

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Duration: Friday 10 August 2018 to Sunday 12 August 2018 (3 days)
Details: The Kaimai Range has a long history from Maori times, goldmining and timber milling. You will travel along some historic tramways and roads.
Easy/Medium: Saturday from Woodlands Road end Wairoa Stream Track to Wairoa Shelter (including part of Lindemann Loop Track), west onto junction. Descend Upper Waitawheta Track to Waitawheta Hut. 6.5 hours. Sunday return to junction. Upper Waitawheta Track to Waitengue Campsite, Waitengaue Stream Track to Woodlands Road end. 4.5hours.
Leader: Ian Roberts ph 021 0267 5675 email:
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Medium: Saturday from Crown Hill Road end (Karangahake) follow Number 7 Level Track, County Road, Mangakino Pack Track, NS Track and Dalys Clearing Track to Dalys Clearing Hut. 7 hours. Sunday Dalys Clearing Track, Bluff Stream Track to Waitengaue Campsite, Waitengaue Stream Track to Woodlands Road end. 6 hours. 
Leader: Murray Gifford   ph 021 774 290  email:
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Medium/Fit: Saturday from Woodlands Road end Wairoa Stream Track to Wairoa Shelter (including part of Lindemann Loop Track), west onto second junction. follow Cashmores Clearing Route across and up onto NS Track. head north along newly cleared NS Track to camp at a spot well known to the Kaimai track workers. Sunday north on NS Track, past junction with Waipapa Track . approximate 500 metres, turn east onto old track past site of old Te Aroha Hut down to Waitawheta campsite (or site of old Waitawheta Hut). Head north on Waitawheta Track to Franklin Road end. 6.5 hours. 
Leader: Robin Houston   ph 817 7849 or 0274 310 010  email:
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Note: To prevent kauri dieback being introduced into the Kaimai, please ensure your boots, gaiters and walking poles are CLEAN at the start of the weekend.
Huts: Dalys Clearing Hut - Standard hut ticket required or Annual Hut Pass
Waitawheta Hut - Book online yourself.
Transport: Club Bus   Driver: TBA
Bus Cost: $35 members, $44 non-members
Destination: Crown Hill Road Park by new Karangahake Hall.
Departure: Friday 7.00pm Club Garage, 31 Sandringham Road
NO DINNER BREAK ENROUTE
Booking: Trip Nº 1631
Please quote: Weekend + [your name] + Trip Nº with on-line payments.

 

 


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