Welcome

Welcome to the website of the Nelson Tramping Club

The Nelson Tramping Club is based near some of the finest tramping opportunities in New Zealand. Our club conducts an active, year-round programme of trips for members of diverse interests and abilities. Non-members are welcome to join our trips (subject to being properly equipped and undertaking trips consistent with their fitness and experience); we are always looking for new members! 

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Upcoming Events


[See Programme for more details.]
1 January

UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED YOU MUST BOOK IN BY WEDNESDAY FOR SATURDAY AND WEEKEND OVERNIGHT TRIPS AND BY THURSDAY FOR SUNDAY TRIPS

Calls will not be returned to cellphones so leave a landline number or email address on answering machines or call back later

 

TRIP LEADERS REQUIRED. ALL GRADES.  IF YOU CAN LEAD A TRAMP ON A VACANT WEEKEND ADD IT TO THE WEBPAGE or CONTACT CHRIS at

(03) 547 6628 or EMAIL chrislouth65@gmail.com

2 July
Dun Mtn.-Little Twin Fit

k8k@xtra.co.nz

 

From Maitai Dam, a long climb up to Dun Mountain then over Little Twin to Dew Lakes. Return down via the Rush Pools. 

3 July
Pub Night Social

Monday

TURF HOTEL, Stoke

ALL welcome for a social from 7.00pm on. Come along and have your say, or just come for a drink and a chat. Bring your ideas to add to the calendar for July/August/September

9 July
Mt Murchison Medium

Phone 021 537 421

Follow the 4WD road, climbing 1100m over 7km, to the array of communication towers on the summit of Mt Murchison (1469m) in the Braeburn Range for 360 degree views of the surrounding area. Return the same way.

16 July
St Arnaud Range Hard

547 6628

8km around Lake Rotoiti follow "Duckpond" trapline up a spur on to the St Arnaud Range. Traverse ridgeline for approx. 8km NE and descend range back to St Arnaud via Parachute Rock track. 25km with a steep 1200m climb to ridge. Should take about 8-9 hours. 

Crampons may need to be carried. Early start and bring headlight.

If you need crampons, first to book in may loan the club crampons.

This is a pretty grunty fit trip.