Derek Quickfall

Stuff; Taranaki Alpine Club veteran ready to celebrate club’s 90th anniversary

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This item was published by Stuff, 31st July 2020 Long-serving Taranaki Alpine Club member Derek Quickfall​ has lived his whole life with Mt Taranaki at his doorstep. The mountain’s reputation as one of the most dangerous peaks in New Zealand to climb did not deter the adventurous 20-year-old joining the club in 1952. Within a […]

HiTAC July 2020

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President’s Desk Hi folks, We’ve past the shortest day already but does anyone else feel like it’s been a phoney winter so far? After some reasonable snow fall over a month ago there’s been nothing but mild temperatures and recent rains have all but washed that all away. Some of us have all but given […]