Welcome to the Home page of The Over Forties Tramping Club.

We are a tramping club, based in Christchurch, New Zealand, for trampers over forty years old.

With over 400 members, our club caters for all levels of tramping abilities running day trips on Wednesdays and Sundays, as well as base camps and back packing trips. As long as you can attain a reasonable standard of fitness, you'll be fine. We are not competitive, with the emphasis being on safe, friendly and enjoyable tramping.

Please have a look through our website and if you're interested in getting further information or joining, contact our Membership Officer via
email (on the "Contacts" page), or write to The Secretary, OFTC, PO Box 6505, Upper Riccarton, Christchurch 8442

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Spenser Mountains, St James. (see trip report)

PHOTOs. Remember, if you want to see the photos on the homepage or in the albums in more detail, double click on the photo in the Albums and select "Download full size Image" underneath it. The photos look great full screen!

We hope that this site will be useful and convenient for you. Remember that this is your website so if you have an article/report/something you want to share with the rest of the club, please send it to one of the web administrators at webteam@oftc.org.nz 

Members can Login and and access Committee minutes, Membership list, the latest version of the handbook and all the club tramps. (If you've forgotten how to logon, please contact the webteam, or any committee member.)

There is a photo gallery with a lot of scenic and people photos. Please take a look around the galleries-you may see yourself!.

We welcome your feedback. 

Please email any comments to one of the webmasters at  webteam@oftc.org.nz

Hamilton Peak Sunday 24th September

Due to the fact that we do not have a leader and also forecasted high winds this tramp is cancelled. If anyone would like to offer an alternative tramp please get in touch with me.

Lesley Smith 3384272

Leith Hill. Sunday 24th September

Parts of this tramp are very exposed. Due to high, and building, winds tomorrow, this trip is cancelled. Sorry folk.

Marcel Robb 03 928 3733 Please note Templeman Farm Tramp is going ahead. . dO NOT FORGET DAYLIGHT SAVING STARTS TONIGHT. CLOCKS FORWARD ONE HOUR . CHEERS BRUCE STANTON PH.3381909
Featured Photo

Name: Wilkin Valley Top Forks

Award winning photo in the FMC photo competition in the Individual class - "Below the bushline with human content" Taken by Sally Stewart on her cheap Samsung Galaxy Core Prime phone.