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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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 Lake Chalice 
Mt Richmond Forest Park 


Mount Robert
Nelson Lakes National Park


Kirwans sunset 
Mount Victoria Forest Park

Point Kean 
Kaikoura Peninsula


Upcoming Trips & Events:

Parapara Peak

Kahurangi National Park

 16-17 March 2019


From Ward Holmes Road, 11km from Takaka, a 4-5 hour steady or steep ascent to this 1249m peak (about 9 hours return). 

Either an early start for a day trip or the option of staying in Takaka the night before.

Contact David W. 021 201 5682

Beebys Hut 

Mt Richmond Forest Park

 Sunday 24 March 2019


Ascend the track from the Korere-Tophouse Road through bush to a ridgeline then follow a 4WD road amongst tussock to a 1442m summit then visit Beebys Hut further on, taking 3-4 hours altogether. 

Return the same way. 

Contact Maria 541 8598 

Note: Change to programme

Scalanders Creek

Maitai Valley, Nelson

 Sunday 31 March 2019


From Maitai Dam walk up the Sclanders Creek track, past Maitai Caves, then head off track up a spur to Pt753, then back on a shared bike track from Junction Saddle, via Pt812, Sunrise Ridge and Peaking Ridge.

Contact David S. 544 1573


Gadget Information

 Wednesday 3 April 2019

Share your ideas on new technology for tramping such as apps used for tracking, maps and GPS.

7.30 pm, Fish & Game Council Rooms, 

Champion Road, Richmond

Kiwi Saddle and Gibbs Track

Kahurangi National Park

 6-7 April 2019


From Rolling River, walk along the Wangapeka Track then up Kiwi Stream, climbing steadily to Kiwi Saddle Hut (6 bunks, $5 hut ticket) taking about 7 hours. 

Possibly return via Gibbs Track, depending on river levels.

Contact Maria 541 8598

Editor Hill

Marlborough Sounds

 Sunday 14 April 2019


From Opouri Saddle ascend a bush ridge, past a locked hut to a highpoint at 1040m then a further half-hour to the summit at 1032m, taking about four hours. 

Return the same way for a full day of about 7½ hours altogether.

Contact Robert 544 0142

Boyle Lodge

Lewis Pass

 Easter 19-22 April 2019

(All grades)

Stay three nights at the 65-bunk Boyle River Outdoor Education Centre. Cost $35 per person, per night. 

Planned trips: Lewis Tops, Nina Hut, Klondyke Valley. 

Other options: Mt Faust, Travers Peak or Lake Daniell.

Contact Robert 544 0142 by Saturday 13 April

For further information view our  Club Programme