Oct
13
to Oct 15

Ruapehu Summit & Snow Cave Trip

Spend a night in the snow up on the summit plateau!

Plenty of options to suit you... Great chance to get the cameras out and catch the summit sunset/sunrise, or pick off as many peaks as you like.

THE PLAN: We will stay at the NZAC Ruapehu hut Friday night, then walk up to the summit plateau Saturday morning to build caves or set up camp as conditions allow. Lots of options for climbing on the Sunday morning.

Sign up form: https://goo.gl/forms/H1zfjR0xgOUehmBL2

Contact Will for more details.

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Oct
6
to Oct 8

Alpine Club Ski Touring Meet 2017

Weekend dates are confirmed.

This meet is about organising people to get to the mountain and meet like-minded people, but once you leave the hut the individual groups are basically on their own and need to be able to look after themselves.

Based at Tukino lodge, explore the wild side, away from the busy ski fields.

Contact the event coordinator with any questions.

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Oct
6
to Oct 8

Avalanche Awareness 2017: Stream 2

There's another course in September

Coordinator: Magnus

Theory Night - Tuesday, 3 October - venue: TalkLink Trust, Building 51, Entry 3, Unitec, Mt Albert, Auckland

Practical Weekend - Sat/Sun 7-8 October - Tukino Alpine Sports Club, Tukino

Course cost:  $150 This includes study materials and a Mountain Safety Council certificate. The course runs in conjunction with the North Island Ski Touring Meet at Tukino, so for accommodation and food you will also need to register for the North Island Ski touring Meet. Transport will be organised with other Ski Touring Meet participants. The course is only 1 day, the second day on the mountain will be used to join in with the others at the ski touring meet or as personal time to practice skills.

Registration for the Avalanche Awareness course is here: https://goo.gl/forms/CW7QLhuzbX6rK7vo1

Registration for the Ski Touring Meet and the Avalanche Awareness course here: https://goo.gl/forms/gQYVPxG08FJepw5d2

Further information regarding the North Island Ski Touring meet can be found here: https://goo.gl/0mvcfI 

 

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Girls ONLY Mountain Trip
Sep
22
to Sep 24

Girls ONLY Mountain Trip

Trip now FULL

Are you a mountain woman? Looking for a fun, easy-going trip with like minded woman?

We have the trip for you!

We will be staying up the mountain at our Ruapehu Hut on Whakapapa. The plan is to summit Mt Pyramid and hopefully another peak on the second day depending on the weather gods. This will be a relaxed, fun trip and a great way for us ladies to mix and mingle with one another and start planning the next trip!

If you’re keen please contact the trip coordinator Rachel for more details.

 

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Sep
15
to Sep 17

Avalanche Awareness 2017: Stream 1

There's another course in October same weekend as the ski touring meet.

Coordinator: Magnus

Theory Night - Tuesday, 12 September - venue: TalkLink Trust, Building 51, Entry 3, Unitec, Mt Albert, Auckland

Practical Weekend - Sat/Sun 16-17 September - NZAC Ruapehu Hut, Whakapapa

Course cost: $240 Transport and accommodation is included in the course cost. You will also get study materials and a Mountain Safety Council certificate. 

We will leave Auckland, (from Greenlane), by 4pm on Friday afternoon.  You will need to walk up to the Club Hut in the dark.  The walk is approximately 1.5hours.  The course is only 1 day, the second day on the mountain will be used as either a backup day, or as personal time to practice skills. 

Registration Here: https://goo.gl/forms/gGiGPIYJ5qyCEI3D3

You will find payment instructions on the registration form.

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Girdlestone/Tahurangi Mt Ruapehu
Sep
1
to Sep 3

Girdlestone/Tahurangi Mt Ruapehu

Dates are confirmed.

Climb the Turoa side of Mt Ruapehu. Head up to the highest point in the North Island ( Tahurangi Peak). Also chance to get out the rope and climb Girdlestone Peak. Argubly the coolest peak on Ruapehu

We will be staying up the mountain at the Massey University Alpine Club Hut. Located near the top of the road leading to the Turoa ski feild. Which can be driven to, featuring power, water, flush toilets, fully equipped kitchen, coal burning fireplace and matresses. 

Contact the trip coordinator for more details.

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NZAC North Island Ice Climbing Meet 2017
Jun
30
to Jul 2

NZAC North Island Ice Climbing Meet 2017

Cost: $89 for the weekend (this covers accommodation, breakfast and lunch on Saturday and Sunday, and Saturday night's dinner). This is a climbing meet so you are expected to organize your own climbing partners and transport to TASC lodge (4WD plus snow chains required!).

Instructions for booking for the Ice Climbing Meet on the Tukino Website: https://tukino.checkfront.com/reserve/
Select date of 30th June
Select NZAC Events at Tukino
Under NZAC Ice Climbing Meet
Select Book Now
Make sure that the dates are 30 /6/2017 and Check-out on 2/7/2017 are entered

The event organiser will get an email notifying them of your booking. They will confirm your booking.Payment instructions will be on the Booking email. Email receipts of payments will be sent. You will be sent information relating to the meeting by email closer to the weekend.

Check out our Ice Cameras
Margaret's Leap area
Bowl Wobbler Area
Contact Eric Duggan (021 350 161) or email ericduggan@gmail.com for more
information.
See http://climbnz.org.nz/nz/ni/tongariro/mt-ruapehu/tukino for information about climbs.

Info pack

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Sep
30
to Oct 2

North Island Ski Touring Meet

Weekend dates are confirmed.

This meet is about organising people to get to the mountain and meet like-minded people, but once you leave the hut the individual groups are basically on their own and need to be able to look after themselves.

Based at Tukino lodge, explore the wild side, away from the busy ski fields.

Info Pack:          https://goo.gl/EIyI5K

Registration:      https://goo.gl/Nfa9na 

Contact the event coordinator with any questions.

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Jul
8
to Jul 10

North Island Ice Climbing Meet

Weekend dates are CONFIRMED

The Annual North Island Ice Climbing Meet.

Bringing NZAC members from around to country to sample the North Island's Ice on Mt Ruapehu.  Based at the Tukino Lodge. Climb the ice located within 10 mins walk from the lodge. Could it be any easier?!

Cost: $89 for the weekend (this covers accommodation, breakfast and
lunch on Saturday and Sunday, and Saturday night’s dinner)

This is a climbing meet so you are expected to organize your own climbing
partners and transport to TASC lodge (4WD plus snow chains required!)

Contact Eric Duggan (021 350 161) or ericduggan@gmail.com for more information.
See http://climbnz.org.nz/nz/ni/tongariro/mt­ruapehu/tukino for information about climbs.

To register online here, and click on NZAC Events at Tukino.

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Jan
4
to Jan 10

NZAC National Climbing Camp

The National Climbing Camp is being hosted by the Wellington section with support from the Tukino Alpine Sports Club (TASC).  It will be based at the TASC lodge at Tukino ski field on Mt Ruapehu.

The camp is an opportunity for climbers go get together to climb mountains, rocks, socialise, explore and enjoy the great outdoors.  Some people will choose to use the camp as a base for

day walks while others will venture into the surrounding mountains or further afield (e.g. Whanganui Bay, Tongaririo Crossing) for multiday adventures.  There is a large range of easy to moderate trad climbing already established and potential for a lot more.  There are also some moderate bolted routes and a number of high quality hard bolted routes at the 'Wall of Sound'.  There is also potential for a lot more bolted routes!

Non climbing family members are welcome as well as members of overseas alpine clubs and FMC affiliated clubs.

To register go to https://tukino.checkfront.com/reserve/

Enquiries can be directed to camp@alpineclub.org.nz

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Aug
13
to Aug 16

Ice and Mixed Festival

SO WHAT’S THIS FESTIVAL ALL ABOUT?

Bringing together a huge cross section of climbers from around NZ and the world.  Beginners get to rub shoulders and share the rope with the top winter alpine climbers in NZ. Clinics, competitions, races and social gatherings advance and promote modern mixed climbing. Showcasing the new and existing route potential on NZ’s most accessible multi-pitch winter training area, the Remarkables. Sharing local knowledge and forming new climbing partnerships. Fundraising for the ECC Expedition Capital Fund.

REGISTRATIONS OPEN

Registrations open, first come first served. Registrations close 10th August, 2015.

Register here

NOT FOR PROFIT

All proceeds raised will go to the ECC Expedition Capital Fund, festival running costs and award prizes.  Most clinics and the organisational work required to make the festival run is done by volunteers who freely donate their time, energy and experience.  This helps us keep your registration fee low and ensures the maximum possible donation to the ECC Expedition Capital Fund.

- See more here.

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