Abel Tasman Coast Track - GREAT WALK

Abel Tasman Coast Track - GREAT WALK
Track Details Marahau to Archorage: 4hrs, 12.4km Archorage to Bark Bay: 4hrs, 12.1km Bark…

Ada Pass, Bobs, East Matakitaki huts, Mole saddle, Sabine & Angelus huts, Nelson Lakes NP - Jan 2001

Ada Pass, Bobs, East Matakitaki huts, Mole saddle, Sabine & Angelus huts, Nelson Lakes NP - Jan 2001
Jan 2001 Nelson Lakes ACTC (low res. images only) - St James walkway to Ada Pass hut.…

Area - Abel Tasman National Park

Area - Abel Tasman National Park
Abel Tasman National Park (established in 1942) is renowned for its golden beaches,…

Area - Kahurangi National Park

Area - Kahurangi National Park
Parts of Kahurangi were occupied by Maori from the 14th Century and the coast was much…

Area - Molesworth Recreation Reserve

Area - Molesworth Recreation Reserve
Conservation, farming and recreation go hand in hand at Molesworth, New Zealand's largest…

Area - Mt Richmond Forest Park

Area - Mt Richmond Forest Park
The Richmond Range, an irregular mountainous ridge with several rocky ‘island’ peaks…

Area - Nelson Lakes National Park

Area - Nelson Lakes National Park
During the last Ice Age massive glaciers gouged out troughs in the mountainous headwaters…

Area - The Sounds

Area - The Sounds
Half water and half land, the Sounds area is an intricate mosaic of bays, peninsulas and…

Ben Nevis, Richmond Range - June 2018

Ben Nevis, Richmond Range - June 2018
Day trip up Ben Nevis with the Nelson Tramping Club in fabulous weather permitting views…

Booths Cottage, Glenhope Scenic Reserve - Sept 2017

Booths Cottage, Glenhope Scenic Reserve - Sept 2017
Tramp with the Waimea Tramping club to Howards Valley in the Glenhope Scenic Reserve.…

Cobb Ridge, Lake Peel, Salisbury Lodge & Takaka River, Kahurangi N.P. - Mar 2019

Cobb Ridge, Lake Peel, Salisbury Lodge & Takaka River, Kahurangi N.P. - Mar 2019
A 40km overnight trip along the Cobb Ridge to Lake Peel, overnighting at Salisbury Lodge…

D'Urville Island, Marlborough Sounds - June 2018

D'Urville Island, Marlborough Sounds - June 2018
We spent Queens Birthday weekend on D'Urville Island with the Waimea Tramping Club. A bit…

Dew Lakes, Maungatapu - Richmond Forest Park, Nov 2017

Dew Lakes, Maungatapu - Richmond Forest Park, Nov 2017
Out with the Waimea Tramping Club climbing up from the Maitai dam past a near dry Rush…

Douglas Range

Douglas Range
Track Details Roadend to Boulder Lake hut: 7-8hrs Boulder Lake hut to Adelaide Tarn Hut:…

Douglas to Arthur Range Traverse Route Plan

Douglas to Arthur Range Traverse Route Plan
Location: Douglas and Arthur ranges, Kahurangi NP Number of Days: Eight Grade: Med/Fit…

Douglas to Arthur Range, Kahurangi NP - 2011 Traverse Days 1-3

View north from Green SaddleDouglas to Arthur Range, Kahurangi NP - 2011 Traverse Days 1-3
Feb 2011 Kahurangi - Days 1 to 3 From Bainham we hiked towards Boulder Lake for 2.5hrs…

Douglas to Arthur Range, Kahurangi NP - 2011 Traverse Days 4-6

Looking north back to Kakapo peakDouglas to Arthur Range, Kahurangi NP - 2011 Traverse Days 4-6
Feb 2011 Kahurangi - Days 4 to 6 From Adelaide Tarn we descended to the Anatoki river…

Douglas to Arthur Range, Kahurangi NP - 2011 Traverse Days 7-8

Douglas to Arthur Range, Kahurangi NP - 2011 Traverse Days 7-8
Feb 2011 Kahurangi - Days 7-8 After sitting out a day of poor weather in Balloon hut we…

Duffys Creek, Victoria Forest Park - June 2017

Duffys Creek, Victoria Forest Park - June 2017
Spent the long weekend based in Reefton with the Waimea Tramping Club. Hiked up the…

Dunn Mountain, Rocks & Browning Huts, Richmond Forest Park - Dec 2017

Dunn Mountain, Rocks & Browning Huts, Richmond Forest Park - Dec 2017
Had a great overnight tramp starting at the Maitai dam and climbing over Little Twin and…

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

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…

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

Gordon's Pyramid circuit, Kahurangi N.P. - June 2018
Day trip with Nelson Tramping Club from Flora carpark along the Salisbury Track, up the…

Gordons Knob North Peak, Richmond Forest Park - July 2018

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…

Heaphy Track - GREAT WALK

Heaphy Track - GREAT WALK
Track Details Brown Hut to Perry Saddle Hut: 5hrs, 17.5km Perry Saddle Hut to Gouland…

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

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,…

Hunters Hut, Richmond Forest Park - Aug 2018

Hunters Hut, Richmond Forest Park - Aug 2018
A great overnight, 18km return tramp from the Inwood lookout carpark to Hunters Hut with…

John Tait, Cupola, Upper Travers, West Sabine, Blue Lake, George Leon, Sabine, Angelus, Bushline huts , Nelson Lakes NP - Sept 2001

John Tait, Cupola, Upper Travers, West Sabine, Blue Lake, George Leon, Sabine, Angelus, Bushline huts , Nelson Lakes NP - Sept 2001
Sept 2001 Nelson's Lake Solo: St Arnaud to Cupola hut, Upper Travers hut, cross Travers…

John Tait, Upper Travers, West Sabine, Blue Lake, Sabine, Angelus huts, Nelson Lakes NP -April 2005

Campsite below Travers PassJohn Tait, Upper Travers, West Sabine, Blue Lake, Sabine, Angelus huts, Nelson Lakes NP -April 2005
April 2005 Nelson Lakes Took Thomas (15 yr old son) on his first south island tramp.…

Lake Lockett & Diamond Lake, Lockett Range - Jan 2019

Lake Lockett & Diamond Lake, Lockett Range - Jan 2019
Track Details Day One - Sylvester carpark via Sylvestor hut to Lake Lockett - 6hrs,…

Lake Stanely, Adelaide Tarn, Douglas & Lockett range Traverse

Lake Stanely, Adelaide Tarn, Douglas & Lockett range Traverse
Track Details Roadend to Waingaro Forks Hut: 6hrs,16.5km Waingaro Forks Hut to Anatoki…

Leatham Circuit, Raglan Range - Oct 2018

Leatham Circuit, Raglan Range - Oct 2018
A five day tramp of the Leatham Molesworth route with the Nelson Tramping Club(clockwise…

Leslie-Karamea Track

Leslie-Karamea Track
Track Details - South to North Rolling River to Kings Creek Hut: 3.5hrs, 11.4km Kings…

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

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…

Lewis Pass to Sabine Hut video - Sept 2018

Lewis Pass to Sabine Hut video - Sept 2018

Lockett Range Traverse

View east from summit of Iron Hill over  Lake Sylvester and out to the Arthur Range with e Marlborough Sounds in far distanceLockett Range Traverse
Track Details Roadend to Sylvester Hut, 5km, 1.5-2hrs Sylvester Hut to Ruby Lake, 9km,…

Marahau to Akersten Bay, Abel Tasman NP - Aug 2018

Marahau to Akersten Bay, Abel Tasman NP - Aug 2018
Abel Tasman Coastal Track - Marahau to Akersten Bay A nice easy 16km, return walk along…

Mt Arthur Tableland Circuit

Mt Arthur Tableland Circuit
Track Details Flora Carpark to Arthur Hut: 1.25hrs, 3.6km Arthur Hut via Gordons Pryamid…

Mt Haast, Victoria Forest Park - June 2017

Mt Haast, Victoria Forest Park - June 2017
Spent the long weekend based in Reefton with the Waimea Tramping Club. We climbed Mt…

Mt Richmond, Richmond Forest Park - July 2018

Looking thru the saddle between Mt Fell and SP 1613 to Mt FishtailMt Richmond, Richmond Forest Park - July 2018
An overnight trip to the Richmond Saddle hut with the Nelson Tramping Club. Couldn't…

Mt Starveall - Richmond Forest Park, Nov 2018

Mt Starveall - Richmond Forest Park, Nov 2018
Day hike up to Mt Starveall with the Waimea Tramping Club utilising forestry road that…

Mt Stevens, Wakamarama Range, Golden Bay - Oct 2017

Mt Stevens, Wakamarama Range, Golden Bay - Oct 2017
Tramp with the Waimea Tramping club from Golden Bay's Aorere Valley to the summit of Mt…

New mountain bike club president ready to ring in the changes

Default ImageNew mountain bike club president ready to ring in the changes

Nydia Track, Marlborough Sounds Sept 2017

Nydia Track, Marlborough Sounds Sept 2017
Day Two of our weekend away with the Waimea Tramping Club basing ourselves at Geoffs…

Parachute Rock, St Arnaud Range, Nelson Lakes NP - Sept 2017

Parachute Rock, St Arnaud Range, Nelson Lakes NP - Sept 2017
Tramp with the Waimea Tramping club from St Arnaud to Parachute Rock on the St Arnaud…

Paske Hut, Upper Wairau River area - Aug 2018

Paske Hut, Upper Wairau River area - Aug 2018
View from Paske Saddle A three day tramp with the Nelson Tramping Club from the Rainbow…

Pinchgut & Paddys Track, Travers Range, Nelson Lakes NP Aug 2017

Pinchgut & Paddys Track, Travers Range, Nelson Lakes NP Aug 2017
Sunday Tramp with Karamea Tramping Club to St Arnaud where we did part of the Pinchgut…

Porter Rock, Abel Tasman N.P. - May 2017

Porter Rock, Abel Tasman N.P. - May 2017
An nice easy trip with the Waimea Tramping club in early May 2017 to Porter Rock via Moa…

Puponga Farm Park, Farewell Spit - Oct 2017

Puponga Farm Park, Farewell Spit - Oct 2017
We arrived at Farewell Spit with gale force winds so our planned walk along the Puponga…

Pupu Hydro Walkway, Golden Bay - Oct 2017

Pupu Hydro Walkway, Golden Bay - Oct 2017
We checked out the Pupu Hydro walkway up the Waikoropupu valley on the way back to…

Richmond Range - Alpine Route

Richmond Range - Alpine Route
Track Details Hackett Roadend to Starveall hut - 10.5km, 6hrs Starveall Hut via Slaty Hut…

Richmond Range - Red Hills Traverse

Richmond Range - Red Hills Traverse
Track Details Matai Dam to Rocks hut - 10.5km Rocks Hut to Hackett hut via Browning hut -…

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

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…

Saddle Hill, Richmond Forest Park - Nov 2017

Saddle Hill, Richmond Forest Park - Nov 2017
Did a reccee up to Saddle Hill to check out the condition of the tracks and see what the…

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

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…

Starveall, Old Man, Lake Chalice, Mid Goulter, Lower Goulter, Tarn, Mid And Upper Wairora Huts - Richmond Range Dec 2011

Starveall, Old Man, Lake Chalice, Mid Goulter, Lower Goulter, Tarn, Mid And Upper Wairora Huts - Richmond Range Dec 2011
An eleven day Xmas/New Years tramp in the Richmond Range incorporating part of the Alpine…

Sylvester & Fenella Huts, Lockett Range traverse - Oct 2017

Sylvester & Fenella Huts, Lockett Range traverse - Oct 2017
A fine Saturday forecast had us arriving at the Cobb reservoir carpark late friday…

The Plateau, Red Hills - April 2017

The Plateau, Red Hills - April 2017
This was our first trip with the Waimea Tramping club after moving down to Nelson. A nice…

Thousand Acre Plateau, Matiri Range - Jan 2018

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…

Travers-Sabine Circuit

Travers-Sabine Circuit
Track Details St Arnaud to Lakehead Hut: 3 hr, 9.1km Lakehead Hut to John Tait Hut: 5hrs,…

Travers-Sabine-Blue Lake- D'Urville-Angelus Circuit

Travers-Sabine-Blue Lake- D'Urville-Angelus Circuit
Track Details St Arnaud to Lakehead Hut: 3 hr, 9.1km Lakehead Hut to John Tait Hut: 5hrs,…

Wakaretu Bay Ridgeline, Marlborough Sounds Sept 2017

Wakaretu Bay Ridgeline, Marlborough Sounds Sept 2017
Weekend away with the Waimea Tramping Club basing ourselves at Geoffs place at Wakaretu…

Wangapeka, Karamea, Leslie rivers & Tablelands - Kahurangi NP - Aug 2017

Wangapeka, Karamea, Leslie rivers & Tablelands - Kahurangi NP - Aug 2017
Heavy rain two days prior had the Wangapeka river peak at 10 times its average for that…

Wangapeka, Karamea, Leslie rivers & Tablelands, Kahurangi NP - Aug 2006

Wangapeka, Karamea, Leslie rivers & Tablelands, Kahurangi NP - Aug 2006
Started at Rolling River walking up the Wangapeka and over the Wangapeka saddle and…

Wooded Peak, Mt Richmond Forest Park - May 2017

Wooded Peak, Mt Richmond Forest Park - May 2017
A good blowout with the Waimea Tramping club as we climbed 1000m+ to Wooded Peak, down…