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NSG TRIP LISTPlease add your trips below
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DateTrip/eventSuitable for novices?Requires SRT?Leader/ hostContact details
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Organised caving trips (dates fixed)
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Please let the trip leader know as soon as early as possible, there may be limits on numbers
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Trips that need participants. If interested, contact the trip Leader, they will let you know when they are going
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Jordan Creek, DiggingCave still going, 100m long, 50m deep, strong outward draught, takes water, Ideal for those who like to work hard for potential gains YesKieran MckayKieran McKay mob 0211334966 mckaycaver@gmail.com
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Kairurru Dig, Takaka Hill This is normally a rainy day project. Great if you have a few hours spare in the afternoon. Very easy caving and hard work hauling stuff out of the dig. One pitchKieran MckayKieran McKay mob 0211334966 mckaycaver@gmail.com
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Charleston, West coast Numerous going leads. Lots of exploration and surveying to be doneBush skillsSome SRT Kieran MckayKieran McKay mob 0211334966 mckaycaver@gmail.com
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Scheduled trips: Interested? let the trip leader know.
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Thursday 17th March from 7.30pmNSG monthly meeting 7.30pm. Fish and Game building - 66/74 Champion Road, Richmond.Everyone welcome-
Martin Grinsted
03 544 0852 or 021 105 0285
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20th March 2022Waimea Tramping club trip to Commentary caveyesNo
Martin Grinsted
martin.grinsted@gmail.com
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15 to 18th April EasterInformal Caving meet up at the hut over Easter, Contact person (not the trip organiser)Greg Pickford gregandalisonpickford@gmail.com mob 0212436628
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Easter (Possible trip TBC) 4 or 5 days Hector area, Nth Owen Shared cost of helicopter to Fly in and walk out down the Fyfe. The caves in the area are up to 300m deep with some big pitches and lots of loose rock. Remote location, bush & Alpine navigation skills required. Plus river crossingsVery high level of all round competency requiredIf you need to ask this trip is not for you Kieran MckayKieran McKay mob 0211334966 mckaycaver@gmail.com
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21st April April NSG club meeting cancelled as members away, taking advantage of the two long w/e's
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A fine weekend in MayGrecian cave, Access up through Barrons flat back to this cave and to the area to keep prospecting the area, follow up on leads and dive the sump at the bottom of the Grecian CaveKieran MckayKieran McKay mob 0211334966 mckaycaver@gmail.com
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19th May NSG club meeting. Location - Bruce and Jane's, 18 Campbell St NelsonAll welcomeBruce Mutton027-6739000
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21st May PostponedBlue Creek Cave, Wangapeka Postponed trip will be rescheduled All welcomeNo
Martin Grinsted
martin.grinsted@gmail.com
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4-6th JuneCharleston Caving meet. This is the 31th year of cavers getting together on the Westcoast. Suitable for all levels of experienceNo but SRT caves availableAlice Shanks027-3661246
alice@caverock.net.nz
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16th JuneNSG club meeting at Peter McNab's place, 2 Cushendall Rise, RichmondAll welcomePeter McNab027-3915511
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25th June, Matariki W/EMidwinter dinner and caving meet at the hut. More information to comeRSPV Alison 0272586897 re the dinner
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26th JuneCave cleaning Conservation work day, Hawkes Cave, Takaka HillAll welcomeNoOz Patterson027232625 or john.patterson@xtra.co.nz
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21st JulyNSG club meeting at Yoni and Kathy's place, 57 Bishopdale Avenue NelsonAll welcomeYoni and Kathy021-1147645
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3 to 7th August Paturau Autum trip. YesNoOz Patterson027232625 or john.patterson@xtra.co.nz
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18th AugustNSG AGM 30 Arapiki Road, StokeAll welcomeOz & Deb's 0272326255, 0272271923
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17/18th September Hodge Creek caving w/e, Flora valley. New date. Club membersNo
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8th October. Saturday Simply Sumpless Cave. Note an experienced caver is required to assist with this tripYesNoAndrea SmitheContact via work 03-5393758
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Regular caving trips (dates flexible)
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If you're interested let the trip leader know and dates can be arranged
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Meetings/socials
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The club meeting is usually held the third Thursday of every month @730pm
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Training / SAR
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Keep your skills up
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Keep your skills up
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INFO
NSG Trip coordinator: Oz Patterson, 0272326255 john.patterson@xtra.co.nz
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All welcome:Come along on a caving trip or say hello at the monthly club meeting! All members are welcome, as are prospective members.
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Club caving gear hire: Mike Allen 027-8363801 mallen@mba.gen.nz
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> More info on the Facebook group:The ‘Caving in Nelson’ Facebook group may have more info on trips: www.facebook.com/groups/cavinginnelson/
Alternatively email or call Richard: nelsonspeleogroup@gmail.com, 022 045 0920
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> Request a trip:If you want to go on a trip not listed here, or you organise one at short notice, post on the Facebook group: www.facebook.com/groups/cavinginnelson/