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! 

Note the new venue for club nights: Tahunanui Community Hub at 55 Muritai St, Tahunanui. Join us for a cuppa from 7.15pm.


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Upcoming Events

Ladakh, Markha Valley, starts Sunday
Astrid Brauksiepe
Takaka Walkway, starts Sunday
Maaike Van Hoeflaken
Mt Arthur, starts Sunday
Mike Drake
Mid-Winter Feast with Hokitika Tramping Club, starts Saturday
Graeme Ferrier
Historic Booths Cottage - easy day walk, starts Sunday
Raymond Salisbury
Porter Rock, starts Sunday
Jo Kay
Mt Malita & Mt Meares twin climb, starts Sunday
Raymond Salisbury
Winter Snow Trips, starts Sunday
Andrea Cockerton

Latest Trip Reports

Link Pathway (Picton), Marlborough Sounds, 8 June 2024

Graeme Ferrier 63
Easy/medium walks are always popular, so having options to give variety is helpful. With this in mind, the Picton end of the ‘Link Pathway’ that runs all the way from Havelock looked interesting. It is away from the main road and follows an old droving and horse track from Momorangi to Shakespeare Bay (SB). It is a well-graded benched track through old and regenerating native bush. With two cars,…
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Parachute Rocks, Nelson Lakes NP, 2 June 2024

Michele Cunningham 67
A three-day club trip to the Karamea area for Kings Birthday Weekend had been planned but unfortunately had to be cancelled the week before. It seemed a shame not to get out walking so I put up a short notice day trip to Parachute Rocks, and was pleased to get three takers – Brian, Gina, and visitor Nonoka. We were also joined on the day by Leah and her son Tom who happened to be staying at St…
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Wakamarina Track Crossover, Mt Richmond FP 26 May 2024

David Loe 89
SOBO Trip Report The 6 attendees split up into two groups; a bit like TA, a SOBO and a NOBO. The NOBOs led by David took 1.5hrs driving to reach the Canvastown road end by which time the temperature had warmed to 2oC and there was a good frost at the car park. 7hrs was the DOC track time but the sign at the car park said 8 hrs. By the time we got to the next sign it said 9 hours. We were in for a…

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