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Hellfire, Misery, Branch, Judges, Coldwater and Lee creek circuit, Raglan Range - Jan 2019

Track Details Day One - Lee Creek carpark to the Hellfire creek tarn - 14.5km, +1400m,…

Mt Starveall - Richmond Forest Park, Nov 2018

Day hike up to Mt Starveall with the Waimea Tramping Club utilising forestry road that…

New MSC Alpine Tramping Videos Series released

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Adventurous trampers are treated to new twelve-part video series from the Mountain Safety…

Leatham Circuit, Raglan Range - Oct 2018

A five day tramp of the Leatham Molesworth route with the Nelson Tramping Club(clockwise…

Robert Ridge - Speargrass Hut, Nelson Lakes N.P. - Oct 2018

A 18km circuit along Robert Ridge to Julius Summit. Then descended a scree slope off the…

Lewis Pass to Lake Rotoroa, Nelson Lakes N.P. - Sept 2018

With a clear seven day weather window we set off from Lewis pass in late Sept to complete…

Flora, Asbestos Cottage & Balloon Hut circuit, Kahurangi N.P. - Sept 2018

A two day, 48km circuit from the Flora carpark via Asbestos Cottage and the Cobb ridge to…

Hunters Hut, Richmond Forest Park - Aug 2018

A great overnight, 18km return tramp from the Inwood lookout carpark to Hunters Hut with…

Marahau to Akersten Bay, Abel Tasman NP - Aug 2018

Abel Tasman Coastal Track - Marahau to Akersten Bay A nice easy 16km, return walk along…

Paske Hut, Upper Wairau River area - Aug 2018

View from Paske Saddle A three day tramp with the Nelson Tramping Club from the Rainbow…

Snow Skills Training, Rainbow Skifield, St Arnaud Range - Aug 2018

Assisted on the Nelson Tramping Club's Snow Skills Training day held at the Rainbow…

Gordons Knob North Peak, Richmond Forest Park - July 2018

The 4 wheel drive access road to Inwood Lookout was much easier than expected, do-able in…

Mt Richmond, Richmond Forest Park - July 2018

Looking thru the saddle between Mt Fell and SP 1613 to Mt Fishtail
An overnight trip to the Richmond Saddle hut with the Nelson Tramping Club. Couldn't…

Gordon's Pyramid circuit, Kahurangi N.P. - June 2018

Day trip with Nelson Tramping Club from Flora carpark along the Salisbury Track, up the…

Ben Nevis, Richmond Range - June 2018

Day trip up Ben Nevis with the Nelson Tramping Club in fabulous weather permitting views…

D'Urville Island, Marlborough Sounds - June 2018

We spent Queens Birthday weekend on D'Urville Island with the Waimea Tramping Club. A bit…

Aparara Arches, Karamea - Apr 2018

A great 6.5km track thru magnificent limestone caves/arches in pristine native forest.…

Cape Foulwind Walkway, Westport - Mar 2018

A great 6km return walk around the rugged coast to Cape Foulwind, with views of a seal…

Charming Creek Walkway - Mar 2018

This 9km return trip is one of the better short walks I have done in NZ. It has fabulous…

Thousand Acre Plateau, Matiri Range - Jan 2018

First trip out with the Nelson Tramping club, a three and a half day trip up onto the…

Elaine Bay to Penzance, Marlborough Sounds - Jan 2018

Di spent a great day out with the Waimea Tramping club hiking from Elaine Bay to Penzance…