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[See Programme for more details.]
25 - 26 May
Tableland Circuit Medium

A weekend wander around this classic Nelson circuit.  Options available for extra side-trips if desired.


Drive to Flora car park, walk via Mt Arthur Hut and Gordon's Pyramid to Salisbury Lodge where we will stay for the night. (5-6 hrs, 14km).   Depending on the group and the weather, extra options include a summit of Mt Arthur, or Cloustons Mine. 


Return to Flora car park via the rock shelters (4 hours, 14km).  Option for side-trip to the Potholes and Sphinx Valley Cave. 

1 - 3 June
Opera Range & Zampa Tops Fit

Queen's Birthday Weekend

Day 1: Anne Hut via Opera Range, starting at Foleys Track accessed from SH 7.

Day 2: Ada Pass Hut via Henry Saddle and Zampa Tops. 

Day 3: Out via Cannibal Gorge Track and back to Nelson.

Good opportunity to brush up your navigation skills.


This is probably more medium-fit trip. Depends on snow conditions. An early start from Nelson on Saturday morning, or drive down Friday evening and camp at Deer Valley Campsite.

9 June
Mt Haast Medium

Fairly short sharp climb to the summit of Mt Haast (1587m), near Springs Junction.

10 June
Club Night

Ian Morris will give a presentation about his recent trip to Patagonia.

He visited Glaciers National Park with the magnificient granite towers of Fitzroy and Cerro Torre.  Then more granite towers in Towers Del Paine National Park and finally something different in the Chilean Lakes District with ascents of volcano Villarica (2861m) and volcano Longquimay (2865m).


16 June
Destination TBA Grade TBD