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September Trips

Benmore Dam Walking Track & Kurow Hill  Sunday 3rd September

Grade: Easy

This will be an easy day. The Lake Benmore walking track starts at the top of Benmore Dam and is an interesting and varied walk taking in great views including Mt Cook. On the return we will stop off at Kurow and walk the Kurow Hill track which is a short walk.

Contact: Barry                                     Phone:  688 5320

Mt Alford                                                 Saturday 16th September

Grade: Easy – Moderate                                           

Located in Alford Scenic Reserve. The track takes you to the summit of Mt Alford. Great views across Canterbury Plains and inland mountains.  Approximately 5-6 hours return.

Contact: Catherine                               Phone: 6866857

Lake Christabel Circuit Track               23 – 25 September

Grade: Fit

We will drive on Friday after work to Marble Hill and camp for the night. It will be an early start on Saturday morning with drive to Palmer Road at the Blue Grey River Bridge start of track. On Saturday we will walk in to Christabel Hut (aprox 7 hours).  Sunday continuing on the Robinson river and Saddle Track to the Top Robinson Hut aprox 3 ½ hours then another 3 hours to the Mid Robinson Hut for the night (aprox. 6 ½ hours) Monday will be a 3 ½ hour walk out to the end of Palmer Road. We will then drive home. These are reasonably big days so good fitness required.  

Contact: Christine                                Phone: 021 1276964

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