Joining the club

The Club Captain and Secretary  carry membership application forms on most tramps or you can print one from this page.   

Annual Subscription fees for 2023/24  are $30 for a single membership or $35  double/family. ($18  of this goes to the Federated Mountain Clubs of New Zealand to which we are affiliated.)

Bank details are on the application form.  If paying by internet banking please advise payment by email to

Subscriptions are due on joining and then on 1st May each year.

You will recieve a members booklet,  your FMC card and a copy of Back Country magazine  when you join followed by: 

  • Regular emails with  club news/trip changes etc.  and trips coming up in the next week or so
  • Our monthly newsletter  Snow Grass an Scree
  • An itinerary of club trips quarterly
  • The FMC "Back Country" magazine quarterly

The  FMC membership card  may be used at various businesses including a discounted price on a DOC Annual Hut Pass.  A number of travel discounts are also available to FMC members. 

Always ask about available discounts - don't just presume.