Date: 5-9 February 2020.
Trip type: Medium tramp.
Location: Nelson Lakes National Park.
Author: Matt Conway.
Trampers: Matt C (Leader), Lisa, Catherine, Simon, Matt C.
The first club trip I led was to Mole Hut in Nelson Lakes a few years ago, where we spent a really enjoyable day exploring the Mole Tops. When we were up on the tops I remember looking south along the Ella Range and thinking that it looked inviting to head along the range to … 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