Welcome to 2016 on the Craigieburn Trails. We have a workparty coming up on Waitangi Weekend to firm up some parts of the Coal Pit Spur Track with a view to making it more sustainable for year round riding. We have already had a large quantity of gravel delivered high … Continue reading
The Waimakariri Environment and Recreation Committee (WERC) are running a multi-year project to knock back the populations of wasps in the honeydew beech forest areas of the Waimakariri Basin. They’re a bit short of volunteers to help with uplifting wasp bait this weekend.
We have a workparty coming up in mid-February to tidy up a short bit of track in Thomas Bush near Castle Hill Village. This will be a new easy grade mountain bike track suitable for young kids, running from the clearing on the Water Intake road back through to Castle … Continue reading
Trail Fund NZ announced last week that 11 clubs from around the country will receive almost $100,000 in total to support volunteer-led work in New Zealand’s backcountry. From Thames to Southland, clubs and trusts were excited to find out they had received funding for mountain-bike accessible track maintenance, upgrades and … Continue reading
When: 9am, 8th November 2014 add to calendar Where: Bridge Hill Track, nr Environmental Centre, Broken River Skifield Road What: Work on bringing Hut Creek, Bridge Hill and Dicksons tracks up to approved dual-use tramping/mountain-biking standard. Castle Hill Community Association will be holding a Craigieburn Trails work party on 8th … Continue reading
The Craigieburn Trails team would like to slightly belatedly recognise all those who have contributed blood, sweat and tears on numerous work parties in the Castle Hill Basin over the last few years. Some stalwarts of the Castle Hill community, the Canterbury biking community and also plenty from farther afield. … Continue reading