WTMC film night fundraiser explores a mountaineering legend

We’re excited to be hosting the Wellington screening of the award-winning documentary film Dirtbag – The Legend of Fred Beckey. The film night is a fundraiser for the WTMC Scholarship programme. Fred Beckey is the original “Dirtbag” climber whose stubborn, singular quest to conquer peaks meant a solitary life on the road, where he left … Read more

2018 Best of NZ Mountain Film Festival National Tour comes to Wellington

The best of the New Zealand Mountain Film Festival National Tour is coming back to Wellington and this time we have 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 … Read more

Changes to WTMC Social Nights Gear Storage and Venue

Big changes are coming to the club rooms for Wednesday gear pickup and social nights… The venue where we host our Wednesday social nights at 4 Moncrieff Street (Tararua Tramping Club Hall or TTC Hall) is about to be renovated! They will be doing earthquake strengthening, installing wheelchair access, renovating the toilets and improving the basement storage … Read more

Wednesday social night talk on Kiwi First Ascents in Cordillera Blanca

New Zealand Alpine Team captain Steven Fortune is coming to our Wednesday social night on September 21st to give a talk about first ascents in Cordillera Blanca. In June a group of kiwis visited the beautiful mountain range of the Cordillera Blanca in Peru. A mixture of experienced climbers and young up and coming alpinists, they climbed some classic ice … Read more