Chief Guide Update: Upcoming training, winter schedule and more…

[Sent to trip leaders on 21 April 2022] Kia ora, This email provides a brief update about WTMC club trips: Next week: Trip planning session for the winter/spring schedule Upcoming training courses New WTMC committee and call for Volunteers Refund policy published online Ngā mihi, nāAnne de FerronChief Guide Trip planning session for the winter/spring … Read more

Chief Guide Update: Alpine courses, damaged club gear and more

[Sent to Trip Leaders on 23 March 2022] Kia ora, This email provides a brief update about WTMC club trips: AGM and electing the new Committee on 6 April. Alpine training 2022 – Snowcraft, Avalanche Awareness and Alpine Leadership Damaged/used club gear – What to do? Club first aid kit – Contents list We are … Read more

Tararua Experienced? Help With Safety

Would you like to contribute to tramper safety? MSC are looking for volunteers to join an advisory group. The Mountain Safety Council (MSC) has identified the Tararua Ranges as being one of the leading hotspots for tramping incidents. With 186 people involved in search and rescue over 7 years (2010–2017) the Tararua Forest Park is … Read more

Packrafting Course – Interested?

Packrafting Training

I am organising a 2-day intro to packrafting course in 27-28 October 2018 and need an early indication of numbers.
If you would like to attend the course, email . If you need to know more, read on …

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Powell Hut Rebuild Survey

We received the following survey request from DOC. Please submit your views. Powell Hut in the Tararua Forest Park is being rebuilt in the summer of 2018 and DOC would like your input. To help ensure the new version of Powell meets the needs of its users, DOC is seeking your feedback via an online … Read more

We need your thoughts on the Wellington Conservation Management Strategy (CMS)…

Please have your say – Wellington Conservation Management Strategy (CMS) is out for consultation – submission due 4 April. This is a 10-year document that puts general policies into practice for the places and resources the Department of Conservation manages. That covers everything that we love about tramping. Please read this link http://www.doc.govt.nz/get-involved/have-your-say/all-consultations/2016/draft-wellington-cms-consultation/more-information/ (it is much … Read more