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

04Feb
Lake Brunner , starts Saturday, Trip Leader:
Marianne Hermsen
04Feb
Waiau Pass, starts Saturday, Trip Leader:
Michele Cunningham
12Feb
Pearse Resurgence and beyond, starts Sunday, Trip Leader:
Chris Louth
13Feb
NTC club night: Show and Tell, starts Monday, Trip Leader:
15Feb
NTC & WTC Wednesday Evening Summer Series, starts Wednesday, Trip Leader:
Graeme Ferrier
22Feb
NTC & WTC Wednesday Evening Summer Series, starts Wednesday, Trip Leader:
Debbie Hogan
25Feb
Klondyke Valley circuit, starts Saturday, Trip Leader:
Don Morrisey
01Mar
NTC & WTC Wednesday Evening Summer Series, starts Wednesday, Trip Leader:
Debbie Hogan
04Mar
BBQ and Cricket Match, starts Saturday, Trip Leader:
Graeme Ferrier
05Mar
Hartebreak ridge Browning hut circuit, starts Sunday, Trip Leader:
Kath Ballantine
06Mar
Pub night, starts Monday, Trip Leader:

Latest Trip Reports

Mt Lodestone/ Flora/ Mt Arthur Hut – double loop 15/1/2023

Michele Cunningham 59
Loop one – Flora Saddle carpark via Lodestone to Flora Hut (scribe - Jane): Thanks to the careful organisation by Michele, we managed to take off as planned at 9:30am from the Flora carpark. We were lucky to get one of the last parking places. We took our time for a two hour ascent through the beautiful beech forest with a stunning variety of colourful mosses, lichen and mushrooms. The clouds…
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New Year tramp - Cobb valley 29 Dec - 3 Jan 2023

Debbie Hogan 67
Exploring the Lockett and Peel Ranges 29th Dec - 3rd Jan 2023. Day 1: Quarry carpark to Lake Lockett NTC members have explored parts of the Lockett and Peel Ranges on overnight or two-day tramps, but when you look at a map of the Cobb Valley, the immediate thought that occurs is :-“Why not walk down one side and back the other?” i.e. circumnavigate the valley, and avoid all the busy huts! It…
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Mt Luna Trip 21-24 December 2022

Christine 88
The Wangapeka river was high so we decided to go reverse the trip and go to Stone Hut first and come down Chummies track and hope the river was lower in a few days. So we set off on a sunny morning and walked 21km on flat easy ground to Stone Hut, 6hours , seems a long time I know, we had a few breaks and enjoyed the warmth and sun. Next day it was 2 hours up to the bush line and out onto the…
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