WTMC 75th Anniversary

You are invited to join in the celebrations of the Wellington Tramping and Mountaineering Club’s 75th Anniversary 4th to 6th November 2022.  Banquet Dinner 6pm, Friday 4th at Little India, Blair Street, Wellington ($55 non-vegetarian or $45 vegan/vegetarian) Sign up online at https://forms.gle/5cALtfNfnmJ43F4M6 Overnight Paua Hut Trip Saturday 5th – stay in the hut or … Read more

Want to upskill your tramping or mountaineering? A WTMC scholarship might be just the thing!

Rock climbing

Launched in 2018, the WTMC scholarship programme is about supporting club members to gain experience and skills.  We often think of the club’s courses in leadership, bushcraft and snowcraft or the local alpine club section courses. These are great courses and an excellent first step on your tramping and mountaineering journey, so be sure to … Read more

2021 Best of the New Zealand Mountain Film Festival National Tour coming to Wellington – CANCELLED

Mountaineering on K2

Sadly, due to covid L2 restrictions this event has been cancelled The best of the New Zealand Mountain Film Festival National Tour is once again coming back to Wellington with a double feature! The festival started in 2002 and is internationally recognised as one of the world’s premier mountain film festival events. It’s NZ’s original … Read more

2020 Best of the NZ Mountain Film Festival National Tour coming to Wellington

The best of the New Zealand Mountain Film Festival National Tour is once again coming back to Wellington with a double feature! The festival started in 2002 and is internationally recognised as one of the world’s premier mountain film festival events. It’s NZ’s original mountain film festival with an international adventure film maker’s competition, as … Read more

FMC Regional Leadership Development Course

Could be worth your time reading FMC Regional Leadership Development Course – February 2020 Earlier this year the FMC kicked off an initiative that is intended to assist tramping clubs recruit and train trip leaders. Most clubs have a systemic problem with recruiting and retaining a sufficient number of members who can capably lead trips. … Read more

Environmentally Conscious Tramping brochure by Maj-Britt Engelhardt

Be aware. Consider … Environmentally Conscious Tramping brochure By Maj-Britt Engelhardt I’m passionate about tramping and nature (mountains, trees, flowers, birds, etc) but have struggled to find useful information to help me make better environmental decisions when tramping. At my 2018 club talk on Environmentally Conscious Tramping I realised others had the same problem when … Read more

2018 WTMC Journal now available

Cupola

Looking for some great adventure stories from WTMC members for your relaxed reading or inspiration for future tramping trips? Well go no further than the recently published 2018 WTMC Journal. Read about a 9 day trip to the fabled Ivory Lake, mountain biking the Heaphy Track, packrafting safety instruction and much more. The Table of … Read more