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 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.
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.
Reuben McCormack, Chairman & Marl Rep- email@example.com or 021 276 6730
Ben Winnubst, Trips Coordinator – firstname.lastname@example.org or 548 7357
Phil Doole, Secretary & Gear – The.email@example.com or 544 5281
Liz Roberts – firstname.lastname@example.org
Bruce Davies, Meetings – email@example.com or 547 2620
Brandon Kay, Facebook – firstname.lastname@example.org
John Price – email@example.com
Pete Wilkie, Treasurer – firstname.lastname@example.org
Gerard Mayes, Newsletter – email@example.com or 547 9488
Glen Aspin – firstname.lastname@example.org
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Reuban McCormack Chairman
Nelson/Marlborough Section, New Zealand Alpine Club, 14 Bay View Road, Atawhai, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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.
The Nelson/Marlborough Section is responsible for the Porter Lodge maintenance programme.
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