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Welcome to the website of the Nelson Tramping Club

facebookThe 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

20Jan
Summer Hill series: Centre of New Zealand, starts Wednesday 12.00am, Contact:
Debbie Hogan
23Jan
Round Lake (Cobb Valley area), starts Saturday 8.00am, Contact:
Michele Cunningham
27Jan
Summer Hill Series - Scout Track, 5:30pm, starts Wednesday 12.00am, Contact:
Michele Cunningham
30Jan
Mole Tops - Nelson Anniversary weekend, starts Saturday 12.00am, Contact:
Graeme Ferrier
05Feb
Kahurangi Lighthouse, starts Friday 12.00am, Contact:
Kath Ballantine
10Feb
Summer Hill series: Grampians 5.30pm, starts Wednesday 12.00am, Contact:
Debbie Hogan
13Feb
Navigation training weekend, starts Saturday 12.00am, Contact:
Mike Glover
15Feb
Club night - SeniorNet Nelson - Show and Tell, starts Monday 12.00am, Contact:
16Feb
Summer Hill Series Kingsland 5pm, starts Tuesday 12.00am, Contact:
Andrea Cockerton
19Feb
Collingwood: Kaituna Crossover and Mt Stephens, starts Friday 12.00am, Contact:
Astrid Brauksiepe
21Feb
Mt Hope, Hope Range, starts Sunday 12.00am, Contact:
Chris Louth
24Feb
Summer Hill Series - Scout Track, 5:30pm, starts Wednesday 12.00am, Contact:
Michele Cunningham
26Feb
Mt Owen, starts Friday 12.00am, Contact:
Michele Cunningham
21Feb
Fit Day Trip to Mt Hope, Hope Range, starts Sunday, Trip Leader:
Chris Louth
14Mar
Medium Day Trip to Baton River, starts Sunday, Trip Leader:
Rod Lewis
27Mar
Medium Day Trip to Lodestone & Mt Hodder, starts Saturday, Trip Leader:
Maaike Van Hoeflaken
02May
Easy Day Trip to To be confirmed, starts Sunday, Trip Leader:
Maaike Van Hoeflaken
09May
Easy Day Trip to Mt Arthur Hut/Flora Hut circuit, starts Sunday, Trip Leader:
Michele Cunningham
16May
Easy Day Trip to Robert Ridge Bushline Hut circuit, starts Sunday, Trip Leader:
Kath Ballantine
23Jan
Medium Overnight Trip to Round Lake (Cobb Valley area), starts Saturday, Trip Leader:
Michele Cunningham
13Feb
Easy Overnight Trip to Navigation training weekend, starts Saturday, Trip Leader:
Mike Glover
26Feb
Medium Overnight Trip to Mt Owen, starts Friday, Trip Leader:
Michele Cunningham
06Mar
Medium Overnight Trip to TABLELAND TOUR, starts Saturday, Trip Leader:
Raymond Salisbury
20Mar
Medium Overnight Trip to Lake Alexander, starts Saturday, Trip Leader:
Ian Morris
10Apr
Medium Overnight Trip to To be confirmed, starts Saturday, Trip Leader:
Graeme Ferrier
30Jan
Medium Extended Trip to Mole Tops - Nelson Anniversary weekend, starts Saturday,
Trip Leader:
Graeme Ferrier
05Feb
Easy Extended Trip to Kahurangi Lighthouse, starts Friday,
Trip Leader:
Kath Ballantine
19Feb
Fit Extended Trip to Collingwood: Kaituna Crossover and Mt Stephens, starts Friday,
Trip Leader:
Astrid Brauksiepe
06Mar
Fit Extended Trip to Five Passes - Arthurs Pass N.P., starts Saturday,
Trip Leader:
Peter Waworis
02Apr
Fit Extended Trip to Lewis Pass: Easter weekend, starts Friday,
Trip Leader:
Dion Pont
24Apr
Medium Extended Trip to Kirwans Hut, Victoria Rge, starts Saturday,
Trip Leader:
Patrick Holland
21May
Medium Extended Trip to Golden Bay Weekend, starts Friday,
Trip Leader:
Astrid Brauksiepe
15Feb
Club night - SeniorNet Nelson - Show and Tell, starts Monday 12.00am, Contact:
08Mar
Pub Night - Speights Ale House, starts Monday 12.00am, Contact:
12Apr
Club night - SeniorNet Nelson, starts Monday 12.00am, Contact:
03May
Pub Night - Sprig and Fern Hardy Street, starts Monday 12.00am, Contact:
14Jun
Club night - SeniorNet Nelson, starts Monday 12.00am, Contact:
05Jul
Pub night - Honest Lawyer, starts Monday 12.00am, Contact:
02Aug
Club night - SeniorNet Nelson - AGM and Photo Comp, starts Monday 12.00am, Contact:
06Sep
Pub night - Prince Albert, starts Monday 12.00am, Contact:
20Jan
Summer Hill series: Centre of New Zealand, Wednesday 12.00am
Trip Leader:
Debbie Hogan
27Jan
Summer Hill Series - Scout Track, 5:30pm, Wednesday 12.00am
Trip Leader:
Michele Cunningham
10Feb
Summer Hill series: Grampians 5.30pm, Wednesday 12.00am
Trip Leader:
Debbie Hogan
16Feb
Summer Hill Series Kingsland 5pm, Tuesday 12.00am
Trip Leader:
Andrea Cockerton
24Feb
Summer Hill Series - Scout Track, 5:30pm, Wednesday 12.00am
Trip Leader:
Michele Cunningham
10Mar
Summer Hill series: Grampians 5.30pm, Wednesday 12.00am
Trip Leader:
Debbie Hogan
24Mar
Summer Hill Series - Scout Track, 5:30pm, Wednesday 12.00am
Trip Leader:
Michele Cunningham

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Latest Trip Reports

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Andrea Cockerton 22

Pinnacle 2120M Leatham

We were certainly out there "doing it" , the body gave us all good feedback after 17 hours on the trot. Leaving Bolder Forks Hut at 7am, we arrived back at 2300 to front up to the last hours walk to the cars. By arriving at the cars at ten past midnight we had now turned the trot into a three day…