HiTAC August 2020

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President’s Desk Hi folks, And we have winter finally. Some good snow fall and with cooler temperatures the ice is starting to form up and the ridgelines are now presenting a more consolidated snow conditions. Let’s hope it lasts a while, August will be a busy month. The inaugural Ruapehu Snow Craft 2 trip went […]

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 […]

HiTAC June 2020

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President’s Desk Hi folks, It’s been nice to catch up with the climbing community again and stretch out dusty limbs on the Mounga again. Everyone is itching to get back into things as soon as possible and the coming month should start to see a return to normal transmission of club activities. However, there will […]

HiTAC April 2020

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President’s Desk Glum times for the outdoors types this month, hope you’re all managing to keep sane. Needless to say there won’t be much happening for the TAC this month, all outside club activities are effectively on hold until we get the all clear to head out again. The lodge is, and this should be […]