Learning the Skills and Tools of Alpine Travel with Hillary Outdoors

A few weeks back I enjoyed a special opportunity to firm up some alpine skills with the support of a WTMC scholarship on a Hillary Outdoors alpine instruction course. The two days up at Ruapehu were a nice crash course in travelling in a mixed alpine environment practising the tools of the trade. Our first … Read more

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

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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

WTMC Scholarship programme accepting applications

The Wellington Tramping and Mountaineering Club Scholarship programme has been a huge success so far! The club has awarded 16 scholarships totalling almost $6000 for members to develop packrafting, mountaineering, skiing and canyoning skills. The funding came from hosting the Wellington screening of the New Zealand Mountain Film Festival (in partnership with the Victoria University … Read more

WTMC 2018 Scholarships

The scholarship programme is now running annually, please see Scholarships for more details. The Wellington Tramping and Mountaineering Club is excited to announce that we are offering scholarships to help our members gain experience and skills to further their tramping adventures. We know that members would like to develop their outdoor skills and technical knowledge … Read more

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