Welcome to 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

NTC & WTC Wednesday Evening Summer Series, starts Wednesday, Trip Leader:
Debbie Hogan
Larapinta Trail, Alice, Oz, in AUGUST, starts Friday, Trip Leader:
Astrid Brauksiepe
BBQ and Cricket Match, starts Saturday, Trip Leader:
Graeme Ferrier
Club night, starts Monday, Trip Leader:
Arthur’s Pass day trips, starts Friday, Trip Leader:
Brian Renwick
Alpine Route 5 days. Richmond Forest Park, starts Friday, Trip Leader:
Kath Ballantine
Mt Lodestone-Mt Hodder-Flora circuit, starts Sunday, Trip Leader:
Patrick Holland
Pub night, starts Monday, Trip Leader:
Club night, starts Monday, Trip Leader:
Pub night, starts Monday, Trip Leader:

Latest Trip Reports

Heartbreak ridge Browning hut circuit, Mt Richmond FP, 5 Mar 2023

Kath Ballentine 74
This was to be a trip up Heartbreak ridge and on to Totara Saddle, circuit down to Browning hut, but a discussion in the rain at our initial meeting point we decided to make it a shorter trip, especially as heavy showers were predicted from 3pm. So 7 participants set of in light rain from Hackett car park about 8.30. On the Chromite mines circuit we reached the ridge above the Serpentine Valley…

Waiau Pass, Nelson Lakes NP, 6 Feb 2023

Michele Cunningham 92
Day 1: Lewis Pass to Ada Pass Hut After driving to Lake Rotorua we had arranged for Trips and Transfers to relocate us to Lewis pass and the start of the St James walkway. We started walking at 12 noon in drizzle and ended at Ada pass hut in the sunshine after 4 hours. The walk starts in beech forest and bush and descends via zig zags to the swing bridge over the Mariua River, at Cannibal Gorge.…

Cable Bay walkway, Nelson, 4 Dec 2022

Brian Renwick 49
Stunning weather for a beach walk Debbie and I reconnoitred the route 10 days earlier. I thought the August rainstorm might have affected the landscape, and that proved to be the case. Shingle that had washed down the slopes onto the beach had been spread by wave action: this actually made the walk a bit easier and gave a longer low-tide window. Not so good was the normal route up the hillside,…
Stunning weather for a beach walk

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