Tag Archives: West Coast Wilderness Trail

Striking Gold in Ross

Ross is a historic gold town just south of Hokitika on the Glacier Highway. Gold was first found in the area in the 1860s and thus the town of Ross was established. With a population of around 300 people it … 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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West Coast Wilderness Trail – Old Christchurch Road to Cowboys Paradise

It sure is nice to be back out on the bike again.  Not much time for riding over our busy summer season so we’ve (yes I do mean I’ve) been trying to get motivated to get some more time in … 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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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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West Coast Wilderness Trail – Hokitika to Lake Kaniere, a Ride of Two Halves

Back on our bikes again and it is good to give the legs a stretch after our mission ride from our Heaphy weekend. This time we’re taking it a bit more easy and just making the most of the nice … Continue reading

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Sunsets and Night Sky – a Night out at Kapitea Reservoir

My husband sure knows how to show a girl a good time!  Seriously it was an awesome night out. We headed out to Kapitea Reservoir in behind the little village of Kumara to catch the last of the sunset as … Continue reading

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