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Tourism focus at mountain conference – In the News

Sarah-Jane O'Connor posted in on August 9th, 2016.

At the country shivers during winter’s first real cold snap, conservationists and mountaineers have gathered at Aoraki/Mt Cook to discuss protecting mountains for future generations to enjoy. The Sustainable Summits Conference, hosted by the New Zealand Alpine Club, follows on from an international conference held in Colorado, USA in 2014. The conference has a strong […]

The Press/NZPA: Global warming ‘toppled Mt Cook’

Peter Griffin posted in on April 21st, 2010.

Global warming is likely responsible for the giant landslide which carved 10 metres off the top of Mt Cook in 1991, according to a Swiss study looking into slope failures across the world. The landslide followed patterns seen elsewhere in the world, and such slope failures have become more frequent in the last few decades. […]

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