Ruapehu Lodge Report – June 2014

We’re running WTMC vans to the lodge this year! The first weekend is 19/20 July and it will be popular so get in quck. Accommodation-wise there’s at least a few bunks free on all winter weekends – for now. We’re running a Club Week on 10-15 August, and on 21-26 September too if there’s demand, so we’d love to see you there. For full details read on.

Membership – June 2014

Welcome to our new members this month: Mark Pothecary Claire Dekker Jane Latchem Rose Columbus Fiona Stevens McFadden and Andrew McFadden and their children Cayla, Claren and Sam. Keep an eye on your letter box for the 2014/2015 FMC cards and the latest FMC bulletin. If your mailing address or other contact details need to … Read more

Madness and Bananagrams on Mt Matthews

See more pictures from Sarah.  Andrei’s report of Saturday: An important takeaway was quickly realised – my venerable Mazda Millenia sedan, which was the surrogate club van for the weekend, can only hold four backpacks.  Three in the boot and one in the middle of the back seat.  Just as well we had a late … Read more

Mt McKay, Nelson Lakes National Park

I’m not unaccustomed to being cold. I once was a student in Christchurch living in a flat seemingly designed by Fisher & Paykel. I would have to frequently de-ice the inside of my bedroom window in the winter time and my flatmates and I would sit on the couch in the evenings in sleeping bags; … Read more