The Club runs a regular programme of trips. To sign up for a trip, or find more information, contact the trip leader.

Information about leading trips and the CMC trips policy is found here

Current programme

Barker Hut , Arthurs Pass - Weekend 30th of November 2019

Planning on a trip in to Barker Hut the last weekend in November – Plan would be to Christchurch early on Saturday morning and walk into the hut ~8 hours to Barker, assuming low river levels . Climb on Sunday before booting it back out and back to Ch.Ch on Sunday evening. As always check out the trip policy. All levels welcome but suggest climbing partners and routes for the Sunday are planned in advance.

Contact: Ben Mangan for details



Mt Adams, West Coast - Weekend 7th/8th December 2019

Jaz Morris is planing a trip to Mt Adams, max 8 people, camping up high, high chance of bad weather cancellation without a plan B trip (would reschedule). Contact Jaz for more details


Mt Franklin, Arthur's Pass - Weekend 22/23 Feb

Eric Skea is planing a trip up to Mt.Franklin.

Details: Stay Friday night in Kennedy. On Saturday go up the Mingha, over Goat Pass, turn right just before Upper Deception Hut, and bivi in the Good Luck Creek basin. On Sunday climb Mt Franklin by the South Ridge, then go back out the way we came.The route description on Graeme Kates' website is better than that found on ClimbNZ or the 7th edition printed guidebook:

Contact: Eric Skea

Cloudy Peak - 24th/25th/26th January 2020

Walk up the Clyde River and camp at the bottom of cloudy peak for some alpine rock climbing.Keep the date free.

Check out Climb NZ for inspiration

Contact: Ben Mangan for details E: M:02108660961