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

Trip Planning evening, starts Wednesday
Kath Ballantine
Mt Cedric, starts Friday
Astrid Brauksiepe
Club night, starts Monday
Ladakh, Markha Valley, starts Sunday
Astrid Brauksiepe
Winter Snow Trips, starts Sunday
Andrea Cockerton

Latest Trip Reports

Brook-Third House-Fringed Hill circuit, Nelson, 14 April 24

Patrick Holland 4
The registered numbers were 7 but there was a no-show so 6 of us kitted up at the BWS visitor centre. We headed through the double gate into the Sanctuary ever optimistic that the clag and light drizzle would pass. It was mild with no wind. The previous 4 days had seen about 90mm of rain in the city and 300mm at Third House so the raging Brook Stream had to be taken into account for our route…
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Opouri Bridle Track and Nydia Saddle, Marlborough Sounds, 7 Apr 2024

Graeme Ferrier 82
Nine walkers headed off in two cars to Duncan’s Bay on Tennyson Inlet. It was the end-of daylight saving, so an “early” start time of 8am had been set. Everyone was early because our bodies told us that it was in fact 9 am – as it had been just the day before! The weather looked perfect..About 9.15 we arrived at the start of the Bridle Track above Tennyson Inlet. The immediate response was “Wow”.…

Port Hills Mega-Walk, Nelson City, 10 March 2024

Raymond Salisbury 126
PORT HILLS MEGA-WALK, 10 MARCH 2024 Kath had asked us leaders to put more trips on the calendar, so... I advertised a 'Mega Walk' on the club Facebook Page. I had devised a cunning 11.5 km route that follows no less than 18 off-road walkways, steps and bushy trails ... with about 500m of elevation gain. Right in the heart of old Nelson. No carbon emissions necessary! I believed it to be a…
Val Christine Latimers team

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