CMC Film Night – Buy your tickets here
Next Club Meeting
20th May 2021
AGM & Tom Garden is going to talk about his avalanche experience (and learnings) from a climbing trip last June.
Mid Week Climbing and Beers – Thursday nights at the Roxx
May 29th/30th: Trip, Lyell Hut Work Party
June 6th: Trip, Two Thumb Range, Nick Moyle
June 4-6: Alpine Rope Tricks course with Gideon Geerling
June 15th: Avalanch Transevoir Practice
June 18-20: Snowcraft Refresher course with Rob Frost
June 22: Avalanch Transevoir Practice
June 24th: CMC Film Night
June 26th: CMC Mid Winter Dinner & Awards Night
July 2-4: Introduction to Mountaineering
July 9-11: Intermediate Mountaineering, Avalanche Awareness
July 16-18: Intermediate Mountaineering, Avalanche Awareness
Aug 13-15th: Trip CMC RIMF
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 7.45pm 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.