Come and enjoy a days tramping with the MARLBOROUGH TRAMPING CLUB
Visitors are most welcome to join us on any of the trips listed in the program below. Just contact the designated leader a few days before to book in.
Itinerary for December - January - February
Tues 4 – Sat 8 Heaphy Track: Fully booked BP 22
BP 23 Mod Alison Scobie 577 8392
Sun 9 Captains Creek Hut Dep 7am
Mod Grade depart at 7am Cost $18.00
Insect repellent essential. Good spot for a swim.
Phone Jill 027 666 8496.
Wed 12 Ngakuta Bay to Wedge Point BQ 28 Easy Paulette O’Sullivan 021 0277 2241 8.30am $8
Sun 16 Mount Stokes
BP 29 Easy+/Mod Bill Woollcombe 578 9360 6am $25
Wed 19 Pizzas in the Park
Cost $7.00 Details of meeting places will be advised next week.
Wither Hills walk with Paulette and Alison or ‘Town and About’ bike ride with Helen. All welcome at Pollard Park for pizzas at 12 o’clock.
Phone Mary no later than 8.30am Wed 19th to book for lunch 5728762 or 0272785633. Bring your own drinks.
Sun 6 Marfells Beach to Cape Campbell: DOC Summer Explorer Programme (Meet at Horton Park, not Seymour Square) Easy +BR 29 Gordon Stone 027 443 2236 8.30am $10
Wed 9 St Ronan’s Creek
BS 25 Mod Geoff Butcher 929 3299 7am $22
Fri 11 -Sun 13 Mount Owen (Two nights at Granity Pass Hut) BR 24
BR 23 Mod/Mod+ Raffaela Dragoni 022 097 6107 Phone Raffaela for details
Wed 16 Marfells Beach to Cape Campbell: DOC Summer Explorer Programme Easy +
BR 29 Mary Jobberns 572 8762 7.30 am $10 Note change of departure time
Fri 18 -Sun 20 Mt Travers - Easy option to John Tait Hut
BS24 Fitness Essential. $24 Andy Petrie 027 2326749
Phone Andy for details
Wed 23 Lees Creek
BS 25 Mod Alison Scobie 577 8392 7am $22
Sun 27 New Year Club Barbecue at Angoradale, Waihopai Valley
From 12 o’clock. All welcome. Meat and bread provided by club. Bring a salad or dessert to share, plus your own drinks and chairs.
Fri 1 – Sun 3 Mount Tarahaka (2283m.)
(Fri evening to Sun. Camping) BT 28 F.E. Bill Woollcombe 578 9360 Phone Bill for details
Wed 6 Penk River
BR 27 Mod Geoff Butcher 929 3299 7.30am $14
Sun 10 Bike ride to Lake Chalice car park
BR 26 Kerry Millard 027 307 5400 Phone Kerry for details
Wed 13 Rocky Creek
BQ 28 Easy + / Mod Steph Blackmore 578 6559 8.00am $9
Sun 17 Rai Valley walk: (Exploration Mt Rimu area)
BQ 27 Easy+ Stephen Grant 570 5860 8.30am $14
Wed 20 Lakehead Hut
BR 25 Easy Rebecca Teonei 579 4467 7am $22
Sun 24 Destination undecided
Kerry Millard 027 307 5400
Wed 27 No tramp: Any offers?
ENJOY A DAYS TRAMPING WITH MARLBOROUGH TRAMPING CLUB
Visitors are most welcome to join us on any of the trips listed below. Just contact the designated leader a few days before to book in.
A $5.00 per tramp surcharge is payable by non-members.
(vertical mtrs ascended) (Hours walking)
Easy 250 5
Easy-Moderate 500 6
Moderate 1000 7Moderate + 1000+ 7
Contact us for more information about our club. Contact numbers on information page.
Best site to get up to date weather for the precise area of your trip
Good guides to tracks, huts and volunteer projects
New Zealand Tramper
A good site that will tell you all you want to know about tramping in New Zealand
Find out what's happening in Marlborough
Another good site that tells you all you want to know about NZ tramping
Marlborough - Brilliant everyday
A guide to Marlborough walks From one day to multi day walks.
Go to www.adventuresmart.org.nz to notify your intentions especially if you are tramping and exploring the country solo. Adventurebuddy from Nelson is one site offering this monitoring service free of charge.
They will monitor your safety not only for tramping but mountain biking,
Check out the list of useful links below.