FMC Regional Leadership Course

FMC Leadership

In early March WTMC got together with the Tararua Tramping Club to run a leadership course in the Orongorongo Valley. Although the WTMC runs its own leadership course each year, the two clubs were encouraged to run a joint course through an initiative from FMC to get clubs in a region to pool resources and … 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

Annual Photo Competition 2018

Photos submitted for the 2018 WTMC competition will be judged by Grant Newton on Wednesday 8 August 2018 at the usual club night time of 7:30 pm. So – all of you who take photos of NZ mountain scenery and mountain related activities are invited to send the best results of your efforts to  before … Read more

FMC Newsletter and Update

There are a few changes afoot at the Federated Mountain Clubs, including a new name and new look for your quarterly FMC Bulletin (next one due out later in March). There is also some interesting reading in their latest newsletter. Read all about the FMC news here:

FMC Expedition Scholarships: Apply now

Applications for FMC expedition scholarships are open now and close on the 15th September. We know you are an adventurous lot, so we’d like to encourage WTMC members to apply. For the first time FMC is able to offer Expedition Scholarships to adventurers of all ages, so whether you are a family, adult or veteran … Read more

FMC News – November 2009

It has been another busy month. Here is the latest news on FMC advocacy and significant developments of importance to trampers, climbers and all interested in safe outdoor recreation. Threat of Mining in National Parks & other Conservation Lands As a result of our opposition to the proposals that could open up conservation lands and … Read more