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Welcome to the Homepage of the South Canterbury Tramping Club.  


If you are interested in outdoor activities, conservation issues, looking for some healthy exercise, wish to access areas that you may otherwise not visit, or simply to meet new people, we welcome your interest.


Based in Timaru with easy access to the most spectacular lakes and mountains in New Zealand, the South Canterbury tramping club organises a wide range of trips to take advantage of what this region has to offer.


 Club nights are held on the second Monday of each month at the Church  Street  Bible Chapel starting at 7.30pm.


Take a look at our upcoming trips and contact the leader to find out more details, or alternately come along to a club meeting and learn more about us







This web page was updated 3rd October2018

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Prospective Members -

We like you to do a couple of day tramps before you venture out for a weekend.

This is for your benefit.



South Canterbury Tramping Club


 Club meetings are held on the second Monday of the month, at 7:30 pm in the Church Street Bible Chapel hall.  

Past and upcoming trips followed by a guest speaker.

All welcome.


The South Canterbury Tramping Club is affiliated to Federated Mountain Clubs


Barker Hut                                                                                                              January  12/ 13  2019  


Grade:  Fit                                                                             Topo Map  K33   (old type)

This will involve at least 8 hours walking. Initially heading up the Waimakariri river passing Carrington hut and continuing on further another 6km along the White river to reach Barker hut. (8 bunk) hut owned by the CMC. 

We will probably stay in Arthurs Pass on the Friday night so we have an early start for the long day on Saturday.


Contact: Catherine                                                              Phone: 03 6866857 or 0277163518



 Richmomd Trail (Bike Trip)                                                                  Sat 15 December    


Grade: moderate

We will start at the entry point beside Lake Tekapo and bike to the ski field road and back down and towards the cars. It is approx. 13 km each way. It will involve biking along unformed and undulating track and back along shingle road. 


Contact: Catherine                                              Phone:  03 6866857 or 027 7163518


Pinacles Hut - Mt Sommers                                                                 Sunday 14th October

Grade: Moderate/Day walk

For information please contact Barry              Phone: 021 02689877 or 03 688 5320