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22 July 2014 - 7:56am

Media Release
Monday, 21 July 2014,

Solo climber completes ‘one of the best and most important accomplishments in New Zealand mountaineering history’.

Guy McKinnon has completed the long-awaited second winter ascent of the east face of Popes Nose, near Mount Aspiring, in impeccable style.

Without the aid of helicopter transport to reach the base of the climb, Guy commenced at 9:20am on Friday the 18th of July and reached the summit five hours later.

18 July 2014 - 12:36pm

Finally we can all witness the wonderful exploits of Guy Mannering... Photographer, Filmmaker, Jet Boater, Mountaineer, Adventurer.

11 July 2014 - 8:23am

Keen eyes will notice some important changes with the 2014 winter issue of 'The Climber'. First thing to be seen for those receiving their magazine via post will be the change to the wrapping. 

9 July 2014 - 1:53pm

Robrosa Hut is now available for rent by private parties.  

26 June 2014 - 6:42am

Long-serving club member Barry Smith is pleased to announce that he has just published  'Mountains ... Only Mountains' , his first Ebook.

23 June 2014 - 6:42am

UAAA Council Meeting June 2014UAAA Council Meeting June 2014

12 June 2014 - 9:20am

Update 16 July 2014: Enough volunteers have now come forward for this group. We would like to thank those who have offered their expertise. Their valuable assistance will be greatly appreciated.

The UIAA are no longer seeking volunteers from the legal field for this group. 

11 June 2014 - 11:02am

 YMCA Roxx Adventure Centre, ChristchurchReopening Ceremony 4 June 2014: YMCA Roxx Adventure Centre, Christchurch

9 June 2014 - 7:56am

 Arthur's Pass Jan 1942Travis Brown and Ruth Adams : Arthur's Pass Jan 1942This poor quality photograph is of Travis Brown, and his son David believes it was taken January 1942 when Travis was stationmaster at Arthurs Pass.