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Cycling the St James Cycle Trail - Mar 2018

The next of the Cycle Trails to tick off the list was the St James Cycle Trail. With two vehicles between the four of us we were able to leave one vehicle at the St James Homestead and start at the…
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Cycling Lake Guyon to Stanley Vale Hut - Mar 2018

While we were riding the St James Cycle Trail, as a side trip from Lake Guyon we rode up to Stanley Vale to explore the area. The historical hut is still regularly used by horse trekking parties and…
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Kayaking - Rabbit Island, Nelson, Feb 2018

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A 20km circumnavigation of Rabbit Island. Rabbit Island got hammered by Cyclone Fehi and I was interested in seeing the damage from the sea before Cyclone Gita hits next week. The cycleway along the…
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Kayaking - Cable Bay - Pepin Island, Feb 2018

First shakedown paddle for Di in her new Skull 3.2m Sniper sit-on kayak. Just a short paddle out of Cable Bay a few days after Cyclone Fehi had wreaked havoc on the coastline. A few diggers were…
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Thousand Acre Plateau, Matiri Range - Jan 2018

First trip out with the Nelson Tramping club, a three and a half day trip up onto the Thousand Acre Plateau in the Matiri Range. We left the vehicles at Matiri West Bank roadend and walked in 30c+…
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Elaine Bay to Penzance, Marlborough Sounds - Jan 2018

Di spent a great day out with the Waimea Tramping club hiking from Elaine Bay to Penzance and returning via the same track.
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