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Kakahu Bush Reserve, Canterbury

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Kakahu Bush ReserveBeginner - Intermediate

Submitted by Jo ONeill

Info Info

Trail Information

9.00km

350m

350m

 

Canterbury

Geraldine

Front country - easily accessible

Combo

Undulating, small hills only

Native bush
Riverside
Open farmlands
Open tussock/grasslands
Open ridges/tops

Beginner - Intermediate

1:45 (Novice)
1:20 (Intermediate)
0:45 (Elite)

-8.9%

+9.1%

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Description

Great track to have a break from trip from Chch to Queenstown - or just a great family day out - lovely tracks you can choose lots of different options in here you can make it a quick 5km or do heaps of the loops and make it 15plus kms


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Features of interest

Old Limestone works - lovely river track for the start then you can choose lots of loops and tracks to follow - have a good read or take a picture of the doc map at the start


Make Up of Run

Moderate Single Track: 100%


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  • Access

    Just past Kakahu Forest coming from Fairlie turn right into Hall Road - sign says Hanging Rock, or turn left if coming from Geraldine - 65km cnr so be careful of cars behind you

    Park up off the road - you will see the Limestone Kiln and the doc track signs

    18 km

    16 minutes

    Yes

    No

  • Staying Safe

    Easy.

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    Patchy.

    Lightweight fleece top, Short-sleeved thermal top, Windproof jacket, Whistle, First aid kit, Extra food for emergencies, Cellphone, Map.

    Bring your own

    Normal but watch after extreme winter but can be done all year round

  • Post run indulgence

    Fairlie Bakehouse
    Fairlie
    Best bakery ever!

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