The cover of the 2020 New Zealand Alpine Journal

NZAJ 2020 Published

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 contents of the 2020 New Zealand Alpine Journal include:

A Torres – Tasman Traverse, In Winter by Ruari Macfarlane

The Double Whammy by Neil Williman

The Mile High Club by Daniel Joll 

What We Do In The Shadows by Ruari Macfarlane

Frost Flower by Ben Dare

March On Malte by Ruari Macfarlane

A Perfect Day On Aoraki by Alastair McDowell

Naked In Kaikoura by Ruari Macfarlane

A Journey To Otago’s Highest Peaks by Nina Dickerhof

The Guardian Of The Mountains by George Loomes

An Arthur’s Pass To Tekapo Ski Traverse by Alastair McDowell

Lust by George Loomes

Winter Antics In The West Matukituki by Maddy Whittaker and Jaz Morris 

Why Helicopters Are Obsolete In The 21st Century by Nick Hann 

Observations On The Feeling Of The Beautiful And Sublime by Tom Hoyle

Patagonia by Gabrielle Degagne

Aspects on Aoraki / Mt Cook 1860–1970 by Grant Hunter

The Climber 1992–2020 by Richard Thomson

John Allen - A Legacy by John Palmer, Alec McCallum, Simon Carr, Stephen Kelly, Tom Riley, Lindsay Main and Tom Hoyle

Also included are obituaries for those who passed away during the year and annual features such as the President's Page and the yearly round-up of alpine climbing activity.