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  • $59.99

    This guide has been recalled due to a binding fault - we hope to resume sales as soon as a reprint has been completed by the end of April.

    The best guide to the best rock climbing in New Zealand's South Island

    The South Island offers diverse climbing on a wide range of rock types in stunning and uncrowded settings. From bouldering to sea cliffs, city crags to mountain walls, trad and sport climbing, this book compiles the best the mainland as to offer.

    125 x 185 mm Greyscale and colour paperback 
    Published: 2nd edition 2015 NZAC
    Authors: Ivan Vostinar and Kate Sinclair
    ISBN: 9780473311360 

  • $49.99

    This guide has been recalled due to a binding fault - we hope to resume sales as soon as a reprint has been completed by the end of April.

    Initially released in 2008, The Comprehensive Castle Hill Climbing Guide is now updated for 2015, with up-grades, down-grades and newly established problems. All introduction sections have been revised and the all-new Secrets of Performance Bouldering, has been added to provide readers a flash lesson in styling at Castle Hill.

    By Matt Pierson and Alan Davison
    1st edition 2008 (updated Jan 2015)
    ISBN: none


  • $48.99

    This guide has been recalled due to a binding fault - we hope to resume sales as soon as a reprint has been completed by the end of April.

    A comprehensive guide to Wanaka Rock Climbing.

    With magnificent snow capped mountains and lush rain-forest in the west, deep blue lakes and golden tussock country in the east; the Wanaka reagion offers a fantastic climate, a vibrant scene and a high standard of development. The crags boast over 700 routes, ranging from bouldering on the lake front to multi-pitch adventures on the spectacular finges of Mount Aspiring National Park; from pleasant scrambles to desperate thuggery. Whther you want sunny faces, or leafy, shaded walks - you'll find them, all set into a stunning montane landscape.

    210 mm x 147mm
    Full colour paperback 
    Published: 7th edition 2014
    Wanaka Rock Climbing Club 
    ISBN: : 978-0-9941210-0-4  

  • $59.99

    This guide has been recalled due to a binding fault - we hope to resume sales as soon as a reprint has been completed by the end of April.

    The first guide to the best crags and boulders in New Zealand’s North Island.

    View sample chapter here

    The North Island offers a wide variety of rock climbing opportunities and experiences. From the sea cliffs of Ti Point and Te Ananui to the mountain walls of Ruapehu and Taranaki, from the majesty of Whanganui Bay to the urbanity of the AGS Rockwall, from airy trad routes at Kawakawa Bay to beachside bouldering at Baring Head, there is something for every climber—from beginner to hero.

    Rock Deluxe North contains  24 crags and over 1100 routes and boulders. Hundreds of full-colour photo topos, inspiring climbing images and a wealth of practical information will help you to locate and enjoy the best rock climbing in the North Island.

    148 x 210 mm
    Full colour paperback 
    Published: 1st edition 2014 NZAC
    Author: John Palmer 
    Co-authors: Tom Hoyle and Kester Brown
    ISBN: 9780958279192

  • $15.00

    The 2015 calendar with all the winning images from the 2014 Photo Competition.

    Price online includes $3 postage. Calendars bought directly from the National Office can be purchased for $10 members and $12 non NZAC members each.

  • $50.00

    Twenty eight years after the original hard man of New Zealand climbing was killed in the Himalaya, the story of this legendary mountaineer has been recorded in a book.

    The New Zealand Alpine Club is proud to support this biography of Bill Denz. Running to nearly 300 pages, with over 100 images and a Foreward from Greg Child, Bold Beyond Belief is the story about a kiwi climber whose attitude, passion, drive and vision is unique in the 150 year history of New Zealand Mountaineering.

    Book review The Climber #78

    The 2011 1st edition sold out within a year and so Paul printed a limited 2nd edition in 2013 that featured new input from overseas climbers plus a few updates and edits. This popular book again sold out quickly and has recently been reprinted for 2015.

    Published: 2nd edition 2013 (reprint 2015)
    Author: Paul Maxim

  • $25.00

    The New Zealand Alpine Club Journal was first published in March 1892. The Journal is the Club’s premiere publication; a record, source for research and a forum for reflection. It is published annually each December.

    Annual subscriptions may be set-up, or renewed here for $25. Overseas subscribers will be charged an extra $25 for post and packaging after proceeding to the checkout.

  • $28.00

    *NEW Premium content on http://climber.co.nz/ is now available to The Climber subscribers.

    The Climber magazine began as a simple Club Bulletin in 1948. In 1992 it was reinvented as a black and white magazine and has now evolved into a full-colour quarterly, covering new routes, access, people, huts, environmental issues, new products, safety issues, training, techniques, and books, as well as New Zealand Alpine Club news. Guides to new areas are a regular feature, together with in-depth feature articles.

  • $49.99

    The Aoraki Mount Cook district is the centre of New Zealand mountaineering containing the country's highest peaks and largest glaciers.

    Published: 2013 reprint of 2001 3rd edition
    Author: Alex Palman

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  • $34.99

    New Zealand’s go-to avalanche awareness handbook reflects the best in current avalanche knowledge, applied to New Zealand’s unique mountain environment. Everyone who visits the mountains needs to have an understanding of avalanches and the threat they pose. This book provides simple strategies for identifying avalanche terrain and avalanche conditions, explains how to make wise decisions, and teaches rescue techniques.

    Well illustrated with colour photos, diagrams, and a New Zealand regional guide, the book is an essential companion for climbers, snowboarders, skiers, snowmobilers, trampers and hunters. It also serves as a reference text for New Zealand Mountain Safety Council avalanche training courses.

    2nd edition 2013
    148 x 210 mm
    Full colour
    Paperback