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From Cleveland Dam head West on Baden Powell trail up through the British Properties to Millstream Rd/Craigmohr Dr.
Right up the hill on Craigmohr keeping left onto Kildonan Rd.
Up the hill on Kildonan and straight onto the trail that starts at the end of the road.
Follow the trail, keeping left at the small clearing. Stay left, ignore the first trail to your left, and 20 meters later take a left to Ballantree trail - There is a wooden post with the trail name here.
Follow Balantree (mostly up at the beginning then rolling) for about 15 minutes until it intersects at a Y junction with the Brother's Creek Fire Access road. There's a signpost here indicating the trail names.
Go right and up following the Fire Access road up for about 10 minutes until you come to a picnic table and another signpost that indicates the Crossover Trail.
Go left off the Fire Access road and follow the Crossover Trail westward. Continue straight thru a 4-way junction with the Railway trail, and after 15-20 minutes you'll cross a small bridge over Brother's Creek.
Very shortly after crossing the bridge, you'll come to a T intersection with the Brother's Creek trail.
Go right for a few meters then immediately left to regain the crossover trail.
At the intersection with Baden Powell trail (the chute) continue straight, fording Lawson creek in a couple of minutes.
You'll reach a junction with grand old tree known as the Hollyburn Fir - Do stop to admire and hug.
At the tree turn left and go down Brewis trail until the Skyline Trail under the power lines.
Go left to rejoin the Baden Powell trail after about 10 minutes, and return along it back to Cleveland Dam.
Please be careful to observe all signs for rights of way when following other people's routes, as we cannot guarantee that they do not cross private or hazardous land.
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