Sustainable Summits 2016

Sustainable Summits 2016, 1st day, 8th Aug

Many people arrived the evening before the conference and after registration enjoyed a social hour or two at the Dept of Conservation [DOC] Visitor Centre where we were welcomed by organiser John Cocks and Mike Davies the manager of Mt Cook National Park The conference kicked off on Monday 8th Aug. with a whakatau /…

Sustainable Summits 2016, 2nd day, 9 Aug

Please scroll down to see the slide show [many thanks to Ross Cullen for supply the words] Session 4 The Everest Environmental Story Dawa Steven Sherpa The Denali Story – The Clean Climb Program Roger Robinson + video by Geoff Hill [shown later Panel ‘Keeping the Mountains Clean’ Dawa Steven Sherpa, Roger Robinson, Pascal Mao,…

Sustainable Summits 2016, 3rd day, 10th Aug

Please scroll down to see the slide show [many thanks to Ross Cullen for supply the words] People in the Austrian Alps Peter Rupistch Global climbing pressures and management options Dave Bamford Panel Discussion Q&A Janet Mackay, Roger Robinson, Lisa Choegyal, Moderator Sam Newton Session 9 Mt Kinabalu, addressing social pressures Jamili Nais Wilderness values…

Sustainable Summits 2016, 4th day, 11th Aug

Thursday 11th August 2016, as the conference wound down. Optional field trips – attended by a few participants included: Exploring the conference themes through the Hooker Valley, Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park, led by: Ray Bellringer DOC. and Skiing the Tasman Glacier. Many thanks to the organisers The New Zealand Alpine Club, and to Ross Cullen…

Sustainable Summits Conference 2016 | Summation by Hugh Logan

Summing up – What can we do? by Hugh Logan, former Director General of the New Zealand Department of Conservation The conference is the third in a series where people passionate about sustainable management of mountain areas have gathered to discuss social, environmental and economic issues affecting mountain areas from the perspective of sustainability. In summing…