"We offer financial assistance to some members who find it difficult to cover the costs of snowcraft on a case by case basis. This is to help give all of our members equal opportunities to participate"  email to apply.

Trip Leader and Instructor Training 2024 Sign Up Form 

We have the following opportunities for members this year who are interested in leading winter alpine trips and instructing on at least two of the weekend Snow Craft courses this year. Snow Craft will be running from July 25 to August 25.

We have some funding to pay for limited spots on these courses. By filling out this form you are applying for spots and funding. We will confirm it spots as soon as possible.

Here are links to information about the different training courses

Summer Rock 2024 Sign Up Form 

This is the perfect course for keen indoor climbers who are ready to transition to real rock! The course introduces students to gear and techniques for safe climbing outdoors on single-pitch, bolted climbs. Skills covered include top-rope climbing/ belaying, abseiling, anchors and lead climbing/ belaying.

February- March 2024

6 indoor sessions, 1 day trip and 2 weekend trips


Includes instruction, accommodation, transport, access to NZAC equipment and dinners on weekend trips 

Trad Rock 2023/2024 Sign Up Form 

Trad Rock Course Sign-up Form - '23/'24

This year Trad Rock will be run in collaboration with Tim Bartholomew of Dunedin Adventures ( The NZAC Wellington Section is excited to be working with Tim and to be bringing you this great Trad climbing learning opportunity. There are only six available spaces for each course so be in quick!

Course One (November 2023):

1 x weekend outdoor climbing at Long Beach, Dunedin (17/11/23 - 20/11/23, course will run 18th-19th)

Course Two (Feburary 2024):

1 x weekend outdoor climbing at Long Beach, Dunedin (09/02/24 - 12/02/23, course will run 10th-11th)

Course Cost:

$330/pp (course only)

Navigation skill course June 2023 Sign Up Form 

Held at Holdsworth Lodge, Tararua Forest Park

1.5 hours drive from Wellington

Dates Sat 10 June to Sunday 11 June.

Starting at 10am - so vehicles leaving Wellington at 0800. 

12 Students

We have two theory sessions one before and one after the weekend

June 1st and June 15th 7.30 to 9.30pm for the theory sessions at TTC Mt Victoria