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U-Max Tunnel Gully
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Event Date

Sun 29 Dec 2019

9:45am. A bit later than usual for U-Max but note below

Hutt Valley
New mapping
Upper Hutt

Event Location
Take SH2 to Te Marua and at the dairy turn into Plateau Rd. Follow signs to Tunnel Gully Recreation Area. You'll encounter "Road Closed Ahead" signs which relate to an uncompleted bridge - we meet just before the bridge. It's close to a bus stop but unfortunately there's no service on Sundays:-((
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Event Information

U-Max is a DIY event format, see website below. We've found a delightful little patch of white/light green pine forest between the picnic area and the old railway line. We mapped it at 1:5000 and since the August U-Max have mapped some more. Perfect practice for orange and red, suitable direction practice and there's a track maze which is lots of fun.  Its not steep, you'll be able to go fast enough to miss things heh heh.

Hopefully this area will feed thru into club events at some stage so we're not publishing the map online. Instead, email Michael Wood below by Saturday 7pm and he'll print you one. Gold coin for his ink. No entry fee. Bring map bag.

Note: you need to be on time, by 10am we'll have set off for the area 15min away. Post-event "debrief" in Upper Hutt

Contact Details
Michael Wood
04 5662645 or 027 232 4310

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