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Based in the top of the South Island, Waimea Tramping Club has organised trips in New Zealand since 1973.

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Mount Robert
Nelson Lakes National Park


 
 

Kirwans sunset 
Mount Victoria Forest Park
 



Point Kean 

Kaikoura Peninsula














   

 
Trips & Events for September 2018:





Boulder Bank

Nelson

 Saturday 15 September 2018

(Easy)

From Boulder Bank Drive follow the rocky coastline past several historic baches to the iconic Nelson lighthouse taking about 2½ hours then return the same way.

Contact Di 021 144 3471

(Note: Change of date)




Holyoake - Anchorage circuit

Abel Tasman National Park

(Moderate)
 
Sunday 23 September 2018

Start from Marahau then steadily ascend the Inland Track. About 20 minutes before Holyoake Clearing turn and descend to Anchorage. Return to Marahau via the Coast Track. About 7-8 hours.

Contact Robert 544 0142

(Note: Change of date)



Awapoto Hut 

Abel Tasman National Park
 
 Saturday & Sunday 29-30 September 2018 

(Moderate)

Crossover trip with one group starting at Canaan heading up to Evans Ridge and along to Awapoto Hut (12-bunks, $5 hut ticket), 5-6 hours. Other group starting at Pigeon Saddle and walking up to the hut (4 hours).

Contact Rob and Maria 541 8598



FLEXI TRIP: Mt Rintoul

Mt Richmond Forest Park

 Early October 2018

(Hard)

A hard trip of four or five days, planned for around the start of October. There will need to be flexibility in dates to ensure good weather. Numbers will be restricted to six people.


Day 1 - Monday afternoon go to Mid-Wairoa Hut. 

Day 2 - Go from Mid-Wairoa to Mt Rintoul Hut.

Day 3 - Spend the day going over or up Mt Rintoul and back to Mt Rintoul Hut.

Day 4 - Either go out or go back to Mid-Wairoa Hut 
(then day 5 would be Mid-Wairoa Hut out).

Contact Marie 544 4191




CLUB NIGHT:

Driving from Peking to Paris

 Wednesday 3 October 2018

Bob and Jill Dickinson will give a PowerPoint presentation on the 4WD trip they did following the route of the original Peking to Paris Race of 1907. 15 counties, 15,000 kilometres, 55 days and 8 currencies.
7.30pm Fish & Game Rooms, 
Champion Road, Richmond


Sclanders Creek, Maitai Valley

Nelson

Saturday 6 October 2018 

(Moderate/hard)

From the Maitai Dam walk up the Sclanders Creek track, past the Maitai Caves, then head off track up a spur to Pt 753, then back on a shared bike track from Junction Saddle, via Pt 812, Sunrise Ridge and Peaking Ridge.

Contact David S 544 1573



For further information view our  Club Programme