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2 July 2015 - 2:49pm

The New Zealand Alpine Club (NZAC) has condemned the practice of one-armed pull ups and the plainly absurd idea of climbing on power lines. 

“Doing one-armed pull ups is extremely painful and is likely to cause injury. Climbing on power lines is even worse.

17 June 2015 - 6:12am

Dear Mountain Partnership Members and Friends,

9 June 2015 - 10:41am

Unwin - digger preparing tank bedUnwin - digger preparing tank bed

22 May 2015 - 9:13am

Join us for an evening with Lydia Bradey at the Unwin Lodge, Mt Cook, mid-winter Christmas Dinner

When: 20 June 7pm (drinks from 5:30pm)

Cost: $65 members/ $75 non members

21 May 2015 - 9:23am

NZAC Central Otago Section – Inaugural Meeting 20 May 2015

 Inaugural meeting 20 May 2015NZAC Central Otago Section: Inaugural meeting 20 May 2015

14 May 2015 - 8:26am

 Aspiring Guides WanakaRobrosa Hut, North Pisa: Aspiring Guides WanakaWith all this new snow we're gearing up for the ski touring season and starting to promote the rental of our Robrosa Huts (Northern Pisa).

7 May 2015 - 7:42am

 image by Bob McKerrowGeoff Harrow, Norman Hardie and Bill Beaven: image by Bob McKerrow

6 May 2015 - 7:21am

Press Statements Released by Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Nepal and further images attached below

5 May 2015 - 11:38am

Media Release

Monday, 4th May, 2015

Celebration of Mountaineering Milestone by unsung Kiwi Hero

New Zealand Alpine Club (NZAC) is hosting an event in Christchurch on Wednesday, to mark the 60th Anniversary of the first ascent of the world’s 3rd highest peak, Mt Kangchenjunga (8,586m).

On the 26th of May, 1955, Mt Kangchenjunga - slightly lower than Mount Everest, but much more difficult to climb - was first climbed by four men – including New Zealander Norman Hardie, QSO.