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Whirinaki Forest Park

 

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Friday 16 November 2018

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Duration: Friday 16 November 2018 to Sunday 18 November 2018 (3 days)
Central Whirinaki Hut
Easy: Saturday through giant podocarp trees follow the main Whirinaki track past Te Whaiti-Nui-A-Toi canyon, on up the true right of the Whirinaki River to Central Whirinaki Hut 4.5 hours. Explore to pumice cave and or Taumutu Stream, return to hut 1.5 hours. Sunday return to River Road carpark around Whirinaki Falls loop track 4.5 hours.
Leader: Ian Roberts    ph 021 02675675  email:
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Moerangi Hut
Medium: Saturday follow the main Whirinaki track as far as Mangamate Stream, up Mangamate Stream for almost a km, turn north east onto "bully" track to link into the track to Moerangi Hut sidling around "Moerangi". 5.5 to 6 hours. Sunday walk in Moerangi Stream to footbridge and track that will lead you to Rogers Hut (Te Wairoa Hut), onto Skips Hut (Whangatawhia Hut) and out to Okahu Road end 6.5 hours .
Leader: Martin Woodhead, Ph 575 1329 or 021 397 734
Upper Whirinaki Hut
Medium/Fit: Saturday follow the main Whirinaki track as far as Mangamate Stream, up Mangamate Stream to old Mangamate Hut site, on track to Mangamate Hut. Continue on track up Kakanui Stream, over saddle down Kaikaiti Stream to join into Taumutu Stream and on up to Upper Whirinaki Hut 8.5 hours. Sunday retrace your steps to junction Kaikaiti Stream and Taumutu Stream, follow Taumutu Stream through to Central Whirinaki Hut. Follow main Whirinaki track to falls, return to River Road on Whirinaki Falls loop track. 7.5 hours.
Leader: Andrew Murdoch, Ph 021 489 206, email
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Transport: Club Bus   Drivers: Chris Burnett, Garry Williams
Bus Cost: $67 Members $82 Non-members
Hut Cost: Annual Hut Pass or huts tickets.
Destination: River Road carpark or Sanctuary campsite.
Departure: Friday 7.00pm Club Garage, 31 Sandringham Road
NO DINNER BREAK ENROUTE
Booking: Trip Nº 1636 
Please quote: Weekend + [your name] + Trip Nº with on-line payments.

 

 


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