Established in 1919, TTC is the longest established tramping club in Wellington. Our membership is over 700. We are one of some 300 outdoor recreational clubs and societies affiliated to the national body, Federated Mountain Clubs of New Zealand.
Although tramping is our most popular activity, there are many other ways you can enjoy yourself with the club, including family trips, snow sports, day walks, conservation. biking, youth programme and climbing and mountaineering. Have a look at our activities page for more details. ...
Our event schedule is packed with all kinds of trips and activities, all year round.
At our next meeting
TTC Club night programme
- on Tuesday
- Supper, socialising from 7:10 pm - 7:30 pm
- General business 7:30 pm - 7:35 pm
- Speaker 7:35 pm - 8:20 pm
- Trip organisation 8:20 pm - 8:30 pm.
There is a $2 door charge.
In 1897 over 100,000 stampeders made their way our the Chilkoot Pass with 400kgs of supplies to find their fortune in the Klondike Gold Rush. In May of this year Peter Smith & Trish Gardiner-Smith with much lighter loads, independently took 5 days following in the stampeders' footsteps to walk the Chilkoot Trail from Dyea in Alaska to Bennett in Canada.
Chris Horne worked for Antarctic Division, D.S.I.R. as ‘Cargo Monitor’, reporting to the Stores Officer in the Ghuznee St office. In 1961 he sailed south on HMNZS Endeavour to work at Scott Base for six weeks.
Using bioacoustics to monitor the effects of 1080 on native bird populations
Before Chris' presentation, Roald Bomans, the first recipient of the Michael Taylor Memorial Award from the club with give a brief introduction to his project "Using bioacoustics to monitor the effects of 1080 on native bird populations” and explain how our grant will assist him.
Be a great tramper, follow the Minimum Impact Code