04/09/2020 A BOIL WATER NOTICE IS IN PLACE FOR ARTHURS PASS CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS ON SELWYN COUNCIL WEBSITE

Next Club Meeting

Dr. Malin Zachau – THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2020 AT 7:30 PM – Pioneer Recreational Centre

For our September club night, we’re excited to have Dr. Malin Zachau along who has a 25 year career in emergency, prehospital and general practice.
Malin will present her recent coronial analysis of NZ avalanche fatalities regarding cause of death. She’ll discuss the learning that that are relevant for climbers and also cover the basics of avalanche patient resuscitation relevant to climbers using the ICAR checklist.
Come along and upskill.

Upcoming events

Upcoming Events this Spring!

Glacier Ski mountaineering course -7th Sept
Club Night – Dr. Malin Zachau presents on Avalanche fatalities -17th Sept
Glacier Ski mountaineering course -21st Sep
Wyn Irwin Climbing Meet -25th Sep
Kennedy Lecture, Rob Frost -15th Oct

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The CMC was formed on the 10th April 1925 with a membership base of around 27 adventurers. Originally formed as a tramping club, outings on the Port Hills around Christchurch, and further afield to the foothills of Canterbury were the usual activity.

The original aims of the Club have been maintained ever since – the encouragement of a love for the mountains and nature, with increased facilities for enjoying the beauties that lie in the heart of the ranges.

CMC has built huts in the Arthurs Pass, Rakaia, and Mount Cook regions, and climbing and exploration in these areas have become very popular with members.

In the modern age, the CMC is a very active club for climbers – alpine, ice & mixed, sport and trad rock climbing, and other mountain adventure activities.

Monthly Meetings: We meet every third Thursday of the month 7:30pm at Pioneer Leisure Centre, upstairs for a social chat to other members, and a talk starting 8pm on some climbing / outdoors / conservation topic or trip, usually accompanied by slides or movies. Prospective members are most welcome to come to some meetings to find how the club works and the benefits.

Pioneer Centre location information: 75 Lyttelton St, Somerfield: click here for a map of the location.