Welshtown via Koinga, Kanuka and LogantownIntermediate
Submitted by Kieran Philip
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Front country - easily accessible
Point to Point (one way)
Undulating, some big hills
Native bushOpen ridges/tops
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Starts at the Mt Koinga DOC trailhead sign. It then follows up a 4wd farm track for the first 3km. Near the highest point, you will see a saddle on the left, leave the 4wd track and join up with the Kanuka Track which is a poled route. You then follow the orange markers poles down the track into Logantown. The track then winds through the old goldmining ruins up through Welshtown and is pretty clearly defined and marked.
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Features of interest
Track goes through awesome schist tors, makes its way through a myriad of old goldmining relics and settlements.
Make Up of Run
Untracked / Route only: 0%
Technical Single Track: 35%
Moderate Single Track: 15%
Easy Single Track: 10%
Farm Road / 4WD Track: 30%
Gravel Road: 10%
Sealed Road: 0%
The trailhead is directly south from the toilets at the rest area, you will need to cross the Tarras-Cromwell Rd to reach the Mt Koinga DOC sign.
Plenty of parking at the rest area on the Tarras-Cromwell Rd.
Just after coming down from the highest point the poled track goes down a different route than the one shown on the Topo map.
Long-sleeved thermal top, Seam-sealed waterproof jacket, Gloves, Beanie/thermal headwear, Whistle, First aid kit, Extra food for emergencies, Cellphone, Map.
No locations of drinkable water that I am aware of.
Very hot in summer.
Old goldmining area, there are unmarked mine shafts off track.
Post run indulgence
Grain and Seed Cafe
Old Cromwell Precinct, Cromwell
Great service and they do the best BLT sandwiches!
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