Would you, or someone you know, like to guide the New Zealand Alpine Club into the future, as a member of the Club’s Board?
Round One of NiBS 2021 was hosted this year by Hangdog in Wellington. A shipment of new holds arrived just in time for almost 200 competitors to test themselves against the excellent route setting of George Sanders and Frank Foster.
Walking tracks across a crevassed glacier
English climber and writer David Craig once made the observation that mountains ‘ … act...
The Landsborough River and surround ranges.

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

Book shelves in the NZAC library

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

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...

Boulderer falling from high on a seaside boulder
Whatever, whoever, wherever—climbing has only two dimensions: difficulty and danger. Don’t believe the hype when...
Climber moves dynamically on competition boulder wall

By Richard Waldin, President, Climbing New Zealand.

As we head into 2021, it is difficult...

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...