Federated Mountain Clubs (FMC) celebrates outdoor recreation, cherishes our backcountry and acts to protect both for future generations. Our 20,000 members, from all corners of New Zealand, explore our wild places.
The Department of Conservation is planning to add the popular Woolshed Creek Hut and Pinnacles Hut on Mt Somers (Canterbury) to its hut booking system.
Glenlee Run, located in Marlborough on the north side of the Awatere River, is currently undergoing tenure review. The land is under a renewable occupation […]
Earlier this week, it was announced that the Hump Ridge Track would be incorporated into the Department of Conservation’s Great Walk network.
At its June 2019 meeting in Wanaka, the FMC Executive voted to resign from the Mountain Safety Council, effective 1 July 2020. The 12 month […]
From humble beginnings in 1949 (where the sole founding member, Mr Henry G. Lambert declared himself President, Secretary, Treasurer, and Editor of the NZSS Bulletin) […]
Following a request from a local member, FMC has acted to oppose another private road being planned to dissect the mountainous spine of the Coromandel […]