Story: Mountaineering

New Zealand Alpine Journal

New Zealand Alpine Journal

In 1891 the New Zealand Alpine Club was formed, largely on the initiative of A. P. Harper. The club published a journal as ‘a record of mountain exploration and adventure’. This is the cover of the first issue.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: S-L 642-COVER

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John Wilson, 'Mountaineering - Clubs and huts', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 7 December 2023)

Story by John Wilson, published 24 Sep 2007, updated 1 Feb 2017