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AVON TRAMPING CLUB

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Tramping Program
July - September 2019

TO GO TRAMPING: you must ring the leader before 7:00pm the previous night. Also check the meeting place as this varies. Trampers should bring lunch, enough food and drink to last all day, sun hat, sun block and clothing for all weather conditions. A raincoat and warm hat are essential. Have a change of clothing and footwear, and a plastic bag for wet/muddy boots in the car.

LOCATOR BEACONS If leaders want a beacon for their trip, contact Diane Dixon. Anyone wanting to use the beacon for private trips, when not being used on club trips, will not be charged for their use, but it should be returned in the condition it was lent. If the beacon is set off or otherwise lost or damaged then the borrower is to bear the cost of replacement. We will take two beacons for all Wednesday tramps so that if we split into two groups each will have a beacon. Please ask for one before separating.

SUNDAY TRAMPS – When Avon TC has no Sunday tramp, you can always join up with Hagley Tramping Club with whom we have reciprocal arrangements. Please check their website for details of the Hagley programme – www.hagleytrampingclub.net.nz

                              


                                                   July 2019 

 

Tuesday 2nd                7.30 pm  Club Meeting                   Diane Dixon

A meeting to discuss the future direction of Avon Tramping. To be held at Judy Murphy’s.

 

Wednesday 3rd         08.30    Tiromoana Bush                      Lynne Bull

A good old standby. Steep downhill to the beach with steep return.  Meet at Sturrocks Rd  Easy

 

Wednesday 10th        0900  South Shore                                 Wendy Wallace 

A chance to see changes in the landscape. Easy. Meet at New Brighton Library

 

 

Wednesday 17th       0900  Groynes and Beyond                 Francis Harre 

Easy trip though it has been known to produce blisters. Meet at the end of Sawyers Arms Rd

 

Wednesday 24th        0900 Ohinetahi Circuit                         Julie Loke 

Medium trip climbing on the Port Hills above Governors Bay. Meet at PMH car park (north end)

 

Thursday 25th           0900   Breakfast                                  Judy Murphy

 

Wednesday 31st        0900 Kennedys Bush to Bellbird       Marie Roberts

Easyish climb to summit road and along to the Bellbird. Meet at Halswell Quarr


August 2019

 

Wednesday 7th          0900   Captain Thomas Track           Marilyn Begg

Meet by Van Asch School Sumner

           

Wednesday 14th         0900    Bowenvale                                 Lynne Bull

Meet in the Bowenvale car park.

 

Wednesday 21st        0800   Ben Lomond                            Diane Dixon

We haven’t done this in a while.  An easy medium tramp near the Hurunui River on farm tracks. Meet at Sturrocks Rd

  

Wednesday 28th         08.30  Victoria Park To Bellbird        Francis Harre 

Easy trip in Victoria Park, up to the Crater Rim Walkway and along to the Bellbird. Meet at PMH car park north end.

 

Thursday 29th            0900 Breakfast.                                 Judy Murphy

 

September 2019

 

Wed 4th          08.30   Flagpole                                           Diane Dixon 

Easy medium – some solid climbs.   Meet at Yaldhurst Hotel carpark.

 

Wed 11th        0900    Tussock Farm                                     Diane Dixon

A new addition to an older tramp. Medium easy with a hard climb to start the day.

Meet at the Duncan Park, Port Hills Rd opposite the French Bakery factory.

 

Wed 18th        0900  Saddle Hill                                            Judy Eden

Somewhere between easy and medium. Meet at Halswell Library carpark.

 

Wed 25th        0900    Café Walk                                      Diane Dixon

Not a walk in the park. There are hills to climb.  Meeting at PMH carpark (South end)

 

Thurs 26th     0900 Breakfast                                           Judy Murphy

 

October 2nd   0800 Weka Pass Coach Road  Wendy Wallace 

Easy trip on the Old Coach Road. Meet at Sturrocks Rd

 






 

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