Resources for leaders of ATC tramps

From the 2021 training course - Day Trip Leaders Guide

ATC Day Walk Trip List

From the 2021 training course - Multiday Tramp Leaders Guide

Ensure that new weekend trips members are aware of the Travelling on the Bus Guide

For people who are unfamiliar with map reading, basic navigation and simple compass operation see this Training Guide

Trip planning/preparation

Essential information

Day Hiking and Multiday tramping info sheets (available in up to 19 languages) 

Adventuresmart New Zealand – key info and links

Avalanche Advisory – real time avalanche risk ratings

Use the Mountain Safety Council’s great online tool Plan my trip. It steps you through the planning process and spits out a pdf with weather, packing lists and more.

Tramping info/courses

e-learning tools on how to stay safe in the outdoors

NZ Avalanche Advisory’s online Avalanche course

Mountain Safety Bushcraft Manual

Finding a tramp

Our information on Auckland area tracks

Our extensive list of trip reports

New Zealand Tramper

Te Araroa - The Long Pathway

Get Outdoors NZ 

Tramping NZ 

NZ Route Guides 

Remote Huts 

Herenga ā Nuku Aotearoa / Outdoor Access Commission 

Wilderness Magazine online 

FMC Wilderlife


NZ Topo maps online viewer 

Land Information NZ – downloadable maps 

Outdoor Access maps 

Historic topo maps 

Wilderness Area Map and Information


MetService – see their Mountains and Parks forecasts 

Metvuw – NZ forecasts 

NIWA Weather - National Park and Backcountry Locations


Outdoor safety code 


Friends of Regional Parks - promoting and supporting Auckland's regional parks as places for people, biodiversity and conservation

Federated Mountain Clubs of New Zealand

Department of Conservation

New Zealand Land Search And Rescue

New Zealand Mountain Safety Council

Backcountry Trust

Other Tramping clubs

North Island

Northland Region

Whangarei Tramping Club

Auckland Area

Alpine Sports Club

Auckland Baptist Tramping Club

Auckland Catholic Tramping Club

Auckland University Tramping Club

Howick Tramping Club

Manukau Tramping Club

New Zealand Alpine Club (Auckland)

North Shore Tramping Club

Pukekohe Tramping Club

West Auckland District Tramping Club

Women's Outdoor Pursuits (WOPS)

Waikato Region

Cambridge Tramping Club

Hamilton Tramping Club

New Zealand Alpine Club (Central North Island)

Waikato Tramping Club

Wanderers Tramping Club

Whangamata Tramping Club

Bay of Plenty Region

Katikati Tramping Club

Nga Tapuwae O Taneatua Tramping Club

Rotorua Tramping & Skiing Club

Coromandel Region

Kauaeranga Tramping Club

Central North Island Region

Taumarunui Tramping Club

Taupo Tramping Club

Gisborne/Hawkes Bay Region

Gisborne Canoe & Tramping Club

Heretaunga Tramping Club

Napier Tramping Club

Taranaki Region

Kahui Outdoor Pursuits & Alpine Club (KOPAC)

Mount Egmont Alpine Club

New Plymouth Tramping Club

New Zealand Alpine Club (Taranaki)

Stratford Tramping Club

Taranaki Alpine Club

Manawatu Region

Manawatu Tramping & Skiing Club

Palmerston North Tramping & Mountaineering Club

Rangitikei Tramping Club

Taihape Tramping Club

Wanganui Tramping Club

Kapiti Coast Region

Levin-Waiopehu Tramping Club

Parawai Tramping Club

Wairarapa Region

Masterton Tramping Club

Ngahere Tramping Club

South Wairarapa Tramping Club

Wellington Region

Hutt Valley Tramping Club

Kaumatua Tramping Club

Tararua Tramping Club

Upper Valley Tramping Club

Victoria University Tramping Club

Wellington Catholic Tramping Club

Wellington Tramping & Mountaineering Club

South Island

Nelson Marlborough Region

Golden Bay Alpine & Tramping Club

Marlborough Tramping Club

Motueka Tramping Club

Nelson Tramping Club

New Zealand Alpine Club (Nelson Marlborough)

Canterbury Region

Avon Tramping Club

Canterbury Mountaineering Club

Canterbury University Tramping Club

Catholic Tramping Club of Christchurch

Christchurch Tramping Club

Geraldine Tramping Club

Hagley Tramping Club (Hospital Tramping Club)

Lincoln University Alpine Sports Club

New Zealand Alpine Club (Canterbury Westland)

New Zealand Alpine Club (National Office)

New Zealand Alpine Club (South Canterbury)

Over 40's Tramping Club

Peninsula Tramping Club

Rangiora Tramping Club

Temuka Tramping Club

West Coast Region

Buller Tramping Club

West Coast Alpine Club

Otago Region

Milton Rotary Tramping Club & Otago Youth Adventure Trust

New Zealand Alpine Club (North Otago)

New Zealand Alpine Club (Otago)

North Otago Tramping & Mountaineering Club

Otago Tramping & Mountaineering Club

Otago University Tramping Club

Taieri Recreational Tramping Club

Upper Clutha Tramping Club

Wakatipu Tramping & Mountaineering Club

Southland Region

Fiordland Tramping & Outdoor Recreation Club

Hokonui Tramping Club

New Zealand Alpine Club (Southland)

Southland Tramping Club