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.

By James Broadbent

The Vertical World is an incredibly diverse one. It’s outdoors and indoors. It’s cragging and bouldering, big mountains or small, ice and

Kia ora koutou e hoa

In December last year I was pleased to announce the

Sefton Priestley and Frederike Andree have established a new route on the Barrier Bluffs at...
Sean Villanueva O'Driscoll has made the first repeat of the Fitzroy Traverse in Patagonia, Argentina...

Wild Country were one of the pioneers of clean climbing protection and continue to make...

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

2021 Rock Inspections and Light Scaling

Josh Cornah has made the second ascent and first by a New Zealander of Nebuchadnezzar...
Woman bouldering

Rach ‘the Mus’ Musgrave is arguably one of New Zealand’s most enduring hard climbers. Despite...

A resin rock climbing hold for indoor walls

‘Aerobics for the 90s’ is how rock climbing was described in a magazine article promoting...

Josh Cornah has climbed the first ascent of two fairly long-standing open projects at the...