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Husky Hikes - West Melton Forest

Husky Hikes - West Melton Forest

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When:

  • Thu 14 Sep, 6:45pm – 8:15pm

Where:

West Melton Forest, 1278 Weedons Ross Road , West Melton Show map

Restrictions:

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Ticket Information:

  • Adult Admission - Hire a Husky: $10.00
  • Child Admission: $0.00
  • Adult Admission: $0.00

Hi all, Husky Hikes is on again and we will be doing the forest walk (approx. 5km).

It is mainly flat but bumpy and sandy. So good grippy sneakers are necessary.

We all walk together so no one gets lost. But as we have some dogs that need their space we have plenty of wide track to spread out on.

Arrive 6.15pm to 6.45pm (depending on pats required first). We aim to leave at 7pm so please be there early especially if walking dogs. Plan on being here for around 2 hours.

Location:
-43.469892, 172.390363
Weedons Ross Road
Over the stockbank in West Melton Forest
Please programme the GPS into your phone.

Option 1:
Bring Your Own Dog
Ideally secure set up e.g.
Walking belt, bungy lead and harness with a neck line and a limited slip collar.
(Available for $170 from Urbanwolf.co.nz ask Suvi for the 'Husky Rescue NZ starter kit').

If you don't have this set up then you need to be very sure that your dog is going to be secure the entire walk. Otherwise your dog escaping can have negative impact on us and the other clubs using the forest. It is also a horse park.
Limited slip collars are advised and we reserve the right to put one on any dog walking with us if we feel the dog doesn't look secure.

Option 2:
Walking Our Dogs Aka Hire a Husky.
$10 per dog.
Booking compulsory online see ticket url - right of refusal retained.
Please be aware you are paying for the hire of the husky and gear. The forest is public access, however it is compulsory that we all walk together.
Payment online.
Message cancellations please or text 021 145 9557 for cancellations. There are no refunds on cancellations you make.
We only cancell if it is raining badly.
Watch our facebook page for the info or text us if unsure.
We provide the dog and walking belts etc. Number available subject to daily change.
Adults to walk dogs.
Kids welcome etc to walk with you.

You need to bring:
Good tread running/hiking shoes.
A head light with charged batteries.
Appropriate weather gear.
Listening ears.

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