In December 2020, NZAC published the first issue of the redesigned New Zealand Alpine Journal. Henceforth, the Journal will be issued biannually, with print copies published in autumn and spring. We will also occasionally feature historical Journal content here on the website.
English climber and writer David Craig once made the observation that mountains ‘ … act on us as the moon does on the seas, inert mineral masses exerting their force, leading us to their poles’.
The Landsborough River and surround ranges.

New Zealand Alpine Club have now published our new Ōhau–Landsborough Alps guidebook. This 216-page guidebook...


The Ōhau–Landsborough region takes in the mountainous country stretching from the southern boundary of Aoraki/...

SH94 Milford Rd, Homer Saddle to Mt Moir, Fiordland.  

2021 Rock Inspections and Light Scaling

Female climbing in competition with crowd watching.
Cirrus Tan discusses the perceived stigma around competition climbing in New Zealand.
Derek Thatcher has made the first repeat of John Palmer's Shadowplay (29) at Quantum Field...
Woman climbing steep rock.

Throwback Thursdays will reproduce features which have appeared in past issues of The Climber magazine...

The NZAC Youth Climbing Camp is coming to Christchurch in 2020!
The NZAC launches it's new Mountain Workshop Weekend. Come along to learn new skills, socialize...