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Old 30-01-2018, 03:02 PM   #1
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Default BDR_NZ_South Island....1. Picton_to_Hanmer/ Culverden_SAMPLER!

Segment 1. PICTON-TO-HANMER/CULVERDEN
Segment 2. HANMER/ CULVERDEN TO FAIRLIE
Segment 3. FAIRLIE TO NASEBY
Segment 4. NASEBY TO CROMWELL
Segment 5. CROMWELL TO MANAPOURI
Segment 6. MANAPOURI TO THE CATLINS (SOUTH COAST)



New Zealand's Back Country Discovery Route...the WHAT, WHY, WHERE + HOW



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MAIN ROUTE:
[ please note that the Molesworth Station/ Acheron Rd. is a SEASONAL road (summer only),
check for status with the local DoC Office https://goo.gl/v4rWPU ]



Picton -> Port Underwood -> Blenheim -> Dodson St. Beer Garden -> Taylors Pass -> Mt. Altimarloch -> -> Awatere Valley Rd. -> Molesworth Station -> Jollies Pass -> Hanmer Springs -> Culverden


MAP: https://goo.gl/B6FuHL



Picton






Port Underwood













-> Blenheim




-> Dodson Street Beer Garden





-> Taylors Pass







-> Mt. Altimarloch









-> Awatere Valley Rd. -> Molesworth Station











-> Jollies Pass







-> Hanmer Springs





-> Hwy to Culverden
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Old 01-02-2018, 10:32 AM   #2
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Default Re: BDR_NZ_South Island_Picton_to_Hanmer/ Culverden

Alternative A:

MAP: https://goo.gl/WkMLn1


[ please note that the the Rainbow Station Rd. is a SEASONAL road (26.Dec-Easter only),
check for status and access fees here: http://rainbowstation.co.nz/rainbow-access/ ]




Queen Charlotte Drv -> Kenepuru Sounds/ Camp Bay/ Endeavour Sound -> Wairau Valley -> Rainbow Rd. (~A$20 toll per bike) -> Jacks Pass -> Hanmer Springs -> Culverden











-> Kenepuru Sounds/ Camp Bay/ Endeavour Sound








-> Wairau Valley





-> Rainbow Rd. (~A$20 toll per bike)



















-> Jacks Pass




-> Hanmer Springs




-> Culverden
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Old 01-02-2018, 01:29 PM   #3
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Default Re: BDR_NZ_South Island_Picton_to_Hanmer/ Culverden

Alternative B:

MAP: https://goo.gl/Dydz8C

Queen Charlotte Drv -> Havelock Mussels -> French Pass -> Nelson -> Inwood Lookout -> St. Arnaud -> Braeburn Track -> Murchison -> Maruia Saddle -> West Bank Rd. -> Lewis Pass -> Culverden








-> Havelock Mussels








-> French Pass




-> Nelson




-> Inwood Lookout (pics courtesy of the Nelsontrails website)








-> St. Arnaud




-> Braeburn Track







-> Murchison




-> Maruia Saddle









-> West Bank Rd.




-> Lewis Pass







-> Culverden
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Old 02-02-2018, 05:40 PM   #4
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Default Re: BDR_NZ_South Island....Picton_to_Hanmer/ Culverden

Itīs FLAT enough ???
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Old 02-02-2018, 06:17 PM   #5
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Itīs FLAT enough ???

It sure is , mate...
Beautiful little road and usually good for a roadbike + road-tyres.

I'll post up another 1000km of highlights for you over the weekend...it'll keep you busy for a while :-))))
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