Category Archives: Richmond Range

Richmond Range – Moutueka River

After the previous evening’s bravura about the good weather ahead I am surprised to see this vindicated the following morning when conditions are still and dry.  It’s enough to encourage us to prepare for the day’s tramping.  I’d asked that we start the day an hour later, ostensibly to avoid packing in the dark but…
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Mt Richmond Range – Nelson to Wairu Hut

Richmond Range One of the few well known tramping areas in the South Island I have not been to is the Richmond Range.  The intention with this tramp is to avoid the usual heavy West Coast or Fiordland Christmas rain and explore an area where it might be possible to walk every day.  We will…
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