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

Update!! Options, starts Saturday
Andrea Cockerton
Collingwood day trips, starts Friday
Jo Gould
Mt Gomorrah & beyond, starts Friday
Mike Drake
Coldwater Hut - Kids/G'kids, starts Saturday
Kath Ballantine
Cascade Saddle - Rees, starts Wednesday
Astrid Brauksiepe
Bull Paddock Creek Hut, starts Saturday
Andrea Cockerton
Day Walk Destination TBD, starts Sunday
Michele Cunningham
Mt Owen crossover , starts Saturday
David Loe
Waitangi 4 day trip LEADER NEEDED, starts Saturday
Kath Ballantine

Latest Trip Reports

Lees Creek, Raglan Range, 11 Nov 2023

Patrick Holland 89
21 participants assembled at Belgrove for some transfers of people and gear between the five 4WD vehicles. Everyone very prompt and optimistic (excellent weather forecast) and after introductions we were away by 8:45am in a convoy on the St Arnaud road. At the Rainbow Road turnoff, Mike picked up Rebecca who had come through from Murchison. Pat continued down to the station driveway and got the…
Crossing the Wairau River swing bridge

Speed tramp Nelson Lakes NP, 11 Nov. 2023

Brian Renwick 69
Three fit and keen young trampers (average age just above 70) got underway from Richmond at 0815, bound for Mt Robert carpark to tackle the Mt Robert Loop - up Pinchgut, down Paddy’s Track, and a short section of road back to the carpark. Wind was light, scenery stunning as usual, and we chatted away happily on the ascent. Lake Rotoiti and a good view of the mornings route Downhill, we spread out…
Lake Rotoiti and a good view of the mornings route

Ben Nevis, Mt. Richmond FP, 4th Nov 2023

Graeme Ferrier 57
Time and time again Ben Nevis! Goodness me…. It was 1983 and we were walking up this well-trodden track in a blizzard. A stream of people trekking up this mountain at the western end of the Grampian Mountains in the Highland region of Lochaber in Scotland (1,345m). One bearded young bloke carrying a huge camera on a tripod. Visibility: very little. We never saw the view from the top, heard no…

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