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Virtual Mystery Tour West Coast – Grey District, Heart of the West Coast

Well it seems an apt time to showcase our own Grey District – heart of the West Coast.  A great place to base yourself to explore north and south – east and west, no not west, you’ll be in Australia.  … Continue reading

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West Coast Wilderness Trail – Camerons to Kapitea Reservoir

Oh it feels good to be back on the bike.  We’re not long back from an overseas holiday and while we did take our bikes with us we didn’t do a whole lot of biking – four days in total … Continue reading

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Back on the Bike – West Coast Wilderness Trail

On my bike again, I’m so happy to be on my bike again, feel the sun on my face, the wind in my hair, oh it’s so great to be on my bike again…….. Seriously it really is good to … Continue reading

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Larrys Creek Track, Reefton

Yikes that’s invigorating?!  mmmm refreshing, invigorating – cold lol. We’re at Larrys Creek near Reefton having a “little” dip in the water to cool down after our bike ride.  It is a gorgeous summer’s day and nothing quite as refreshing … Continue reading

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Showcasing West Coast scenery via West Coast Wilderness Trail

With friends visiting recently from the USA we thought what better way to showcase some West Coast scenery than with the West Coast Wilderness Trail. No time to do the whole thing and to be honest I don’t think for … Continue reading

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Blacks Point to Waitahu Loop – Mountain Biking Magic

Wow what a magic day out on the bike in Reefton biking the Blacks Point to Waitahu loop. We had been wanting to do this track for sometime but with so many options when it comes to hiking and biking … Continue reading

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Mountain Biking Heaphy Track, Kahurangi National Park

Thump, thump, thump – is that the sound of my heart beat…… no that is the sound of the blades turning on our “bus” – a Bell Long Ranger helicopter as we’re being transported to the Collingwood end of the … Continue reading

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Biking on the Straight and Narrow…..

Out on our bikes at the weekend making the most of the gorgeous weather. Beautiful start along the Mahinapua Walkway just south of Hokitika. This is going to be part of the West Coast Wilderness Trail.  Gorgeous scenery and lots … Continue reading

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Tackling the Ted McGrath Memorial Walk on our Mountain Bikes

Rain, rain, rain – oh boy oh boy did we have some rain but thankfully finally we awoke to clear skies. Wanting to make the most the great weather we  set off with some trepidation to tackle the notorious Ted … Continue reading

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West Coast Wilderness Trail – Taramakau River to Kumara

On the bike again, just can’t wait to get on the bike again,the life I love is out riding with my friends (aka hubby) and I can’t wait to get on my bike again (thanks Willie Nelson) Well it has … Continue reading

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