Beer Tramp Saturday 16 Dec 2017

For those who want to do more talking about tramping than tramping! A social walk around Wellington. No sign-up required, just join or leave the route when you wish. Contact Mike Gilbert with any questions. Planned arrival times are: 12:00pm Garage Project, Aro Valley(Fitness Essential) 1:30pm – Kelburn Village Pub (Fit) 3:00pm Sprig and Fern, … Read more

Wellington Mountain Radio Service

The Service is a volunteer, non-profit organisation dedicated to providing radio communications in remote areas where no other forms of communication is available. It was set up by trampers for trampers and others. The service urgently needs a volunteer to assist with bookings and handling radios in the Wellington city area.  Tramping experience is very … Read more

Refreshed WTMC Policies

You might have noticed we’ve been gradually migrating information from the old WTMC website to this flash new one. The latest information to be moved are the WTMC policies. These policies are our guiding stars for running the club safely, fairly and efficiently. They are written with WTMC’s core purpose of enjoying the outdoors at … Read more

More indoor climbing bouldering options in Wellington

We’ve had some exciting developments at our local climbing gyms in Wellington. Hangdog has opened a new bouldering area alongside the main gym. Check out their website for photos and details: www.hangdog.co.nz. Fergs Kayaks Wellington has completed an upgrade with a standalone boulder area separate from the lead room and top rope area. As Federated … Read more

The 2018 Tramping calendar – by Harry Smith

Lake Chalice

One of my favourite pieces of poetry is a prose poem by the great 19th century French poet Charles Baudelaire called Get Drunk. In English translation it goes like this: Get Drunk! It is essential to be drunk all the time. That’s all: there’s no other problem. If you do not want to feel the … Read more