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.
The Banff Mountain Film Festival is the largest, and one of the most prestigious, mountain festivals in the world.
Book shelves in the NZAC library

Some members may not be aware that New Zealand Alpine Club holds an extensive library...

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

The Direct route on Pope's Nose

In The Climber issue #72 (winter, 2010) a feature ran with six of the last...

In The Climber issue #72 (winter, 2010) a feature ran with six of the last...

24-3-2021 Last week the long-awaited installation of the new Beetham Hut began. The hut was...
With his ascent of Unicorn (2557m) on February 21st, Don French has ticked off the...

La Sportiva has finally done away with the reliable old workhorse Trango Evo S—that three...

By James Broadbent

The Vertical World is an incredibly diverse one. It’s outdoors and indoors...

Climber bout clouded valley
Climber on loose rubble

I don’t get out enough. I imagine that’s not an uncommon state  of affairs, but...