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Nelson / Marlborough

The Nelson Marlborough region has plenty to offer mountaineers, rock climbers and skiers alike. The Nelson Lakes and Kaikoura ranges offer numerous stimulating and varied mountaineering objectives at relatively low altitudes, especially in winter. The Paynes Ford rock climbing area in Golden Bay is an NZ sport climbing mecca, with a huge array of quality bolted limestone routes. The Rainbow skifield is friendly and user-friendly, as well as providing good access for backcountry skiers. A lifetime of adventures is on offer to anyone who chooses to live in this beautiful and lifestyle-focused area.

 


 

The section

The Nelson Marlborough Section prides itself on a good schedule of trips into the hills. It also runs a screening of the Banff Mountain Film Festival and a basic snowcraft course each year.

Courses

The Nelson/Marlborough section runs a basic snowcraft course each winter, based out of the Rainbow Skifield. Find out about upcoming courses here, or learn more about NZAC instruction in general here

Trips

The section runs a range of trips throughout the year and included here are several information and planning documents for trip leaders and participants. Find out more about upcoming trips here.

Committee

Reuben McCormack, Chairman & Marl Rep- mccormackreuben@gmail.com or 021 276 6730 

Ben Winnubst, Trips Coordinator – benand@clear.net.nz or 548 7357

Phil Doole, Secretary & Gear – The.dooles@xtra.co.nz or 544 5281

Liz Roberts – keewees@xtra.co.nz

Bruce Davies, Meetings – daviesrobin@yahoo.com or 547 2620

Brandon Kay, Facebook – brandon.fleur@xtra.co.nz

John Price – jpandfi201@gmail.com

Pete Wilkie, Treasurer – petewilkie@ihug.co.nz

Gerard Mayes, Newsletter – gerard.mayes@xtra.co.nz or 547 9488

Glen Aspin – aspojay@gmail.com

 

 


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Committee Contacts

Reuban McCormack  Chairman
Nelson/Marlborough Section, New Zealand Alpine Club, 14 Bay View Road, Atawhai, Nelson 7010, New Zealand

Meetings

Anyone interested in the section or its activities can visit the regular section meetings at the Nelson Hospital Seminar Centre, Braemar Campus, Waimea Road (opposite Emergency Dept). 7:30pm, 3rd Wednesday each month March to November. Gold coin donation.

Hut Responsibilities

The Nelson/Marlborough Section is responsible for the Porter Lodge maintenance programme.

Newsletters

All newsletters are in printable PDF format. If you are unable to view this format please visit the site www.adobe.com to obtain a free download of the software.

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