CMCs screening of the NZ Mountain Film Festival

Next Club Meeting

NZ Mountain Film Festival – Middleton Grange School – 20th August

The CMC is delighted to be bringing the New Zealand Mountain Film Festival ‘Best of Wanaka’ selection to Christchurch on the 20th of August. Tickets are available by using the payment portal below. Doors open from 6pm, screening from 6:30pm.

Upcoming events

What’s happening in August?

Club Trip – Ben Ohau Range – 1st/2nd August 2020
Veteran’s Meeting – Monday 3 August 2020
Club Trip – Ice and Mixed Festival – 12th/15th August 2020
NZ Mountain Film Festival – Thursday 20th August
Wyn Irwin Climbing Meet – 25th/26th/27th September 2020

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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.