Hutt Valley Tramping Club



HVTC welcomes new members to join us. We have approximately 300 members and welcome anyone interested in tramping, skiing, snow boarding, mountaineering, rock climbing, mountain biking, caving and kayaking.

Applying to Join

We recommend that you get to know us by coming out with us on two trips before you apply for membership (‘try before you buy’).

If you are keen to use Ruapehu Lodge we strongly encourage you to visit the lodge before joining. The lodge is a 30 minute walk uphill from the top of the car park through snow in winter, so you will find it easier to get there if members assist you the first time you use the lodge. Members use the lodge most winter weekends and frequently during the week through winter. 

Membership Application Form:

Just fill in the on-line Membership application form, or ask the host on our Wednesday club nights for one.


  • You will need to get your form signed by someone in the club.
  • Please make payment when you apply.  Costs are detailed in the membership application form.
  • Send or give your form to The Membership Officer (details on membership application form) or another committee member.

For more information download our brochure.