Clutha Vets – Clover Leaf RIDING TRAIL

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Clutha Vets – Clover Leaf RIDING TRAIL

Lawrence and Owaka

Trail Boss: Jane Whitmore     Ph:  03 976 6519      Email:

Duration: 6 days           Meet: Sunday 25th February             Limit: 70


$30 non member levy

Hi all and welcome to the Clover Leaf Trail. Meeting on Sunday 25 February 2018 between 3 and 6pm at the Lawrence Rodeo and Gymkhana Grounds, Wetherstons Road (off Irvine Road) Lawrence.

Monday 26th Loop ride including Wetherston’s hut and Hart’s homestead and old brewery building.  We will be riding through forestry and native bush, and have views of the Blue Mountains and to the south.

Tuesday 27th Round trip towards Waitahuna Heights.  We will great views of the Old Man Range and cover some forestry, farm tracks and a couple of river crossings.

Wednesday 28th In the morning we ride out to Gabriel’s Gully.  Morning tea at the local hotel and end back at the rodeo grounds.  After lunch we pack up and float to the Owaka Yacht Club at the end of HinaHina Road, Owaka.  Evening entertainment, a band.

Thursday 1st A later start after a later night than usual.  Ride around the Owaka Heads, Jacks Bay and back.

Friday 2nd Head out to Jacks Bay, to the blow hole (inspect on foot if you wish).  Into forestry to Hina Cove for lunch.  Back out to coastal Views along Purakaunui Bay, along the tallest cliffs on the east coast of the South Island (600ft), over Hina Hill and home.

Saturday 3rd Ride in to Owaka via Pounawea. High noon the Grand Parade and the festivities Owaka have planned for us. Don’t forget to buy your Dinner and Hoedown tickets with this registration.

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This trail is suitable for first time Cavalcaders and those who prefer their own comforts, ie float sleeping arrangements.  There will not be the need to set up and pack up each day as there are only two places we stop at during the week. Feel free to take a day off mid-week if you need to and chill back at the camp.



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