Date: 19-22 January 2018 (Wellington Anniversary Weekend).
Trip type: Easy-Medium Tramping.
Location: Nelson Lakes National Park .
Trampers: David (Leader), Jue, Lisa, Johanna, Byron, Lucy, Jiwon and Jaleel.
After arriving in Murchison late Friday night and staying the night in cabins at Riverview holiday Park, we set off in the morning to the Jamieson’s Ridge road end, near Tutaki. A relatively gentle incline up Jamieson’s ridge through typical South Island beech forest and into subalpine scrub, found us at the edge of the … Read more
Date: 3-6 February 2017.
Trip type: Easy Medium Tramping.
Location: Nelson Lakes.
Trampers: David, Erika, Jane, Nick, Paul..
Condensed version. The trip plan as submitted on the intentions sheet was: Friday evening – ferry and travel to Murchison. Saturday – drive to Mataki Lodge and walk up the valley to Mole Hut. Sunday – walk up to Mole Saddle and Mole Tops. If the weather is OK camp at Mole Saddle, otherwise Mole … Read more
Date: 23-26 October 2015.
Trip type: Easy Medium Tramp.
Location: Mole Track, Nelson Lakes.
Author: Kerry Charles.
Trampers: Trampers: Matt Conway (Leader), Jue, Caryl, Anne, Catherine, Kerry.
It’s never a good sign when wet weather gear has to come out of the pack before even reaching the van at platform 9, but thankfully this wasn’t a sign of things to come for the WTMC trips heading to Nelson Lakes for Labour weekend. We boarded the ferry at 5pm, and by the time we … Read more