Sustainable Summits 2016

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…

Sustainable Summits 2016 | Key points for the Dept. of Conservation by Don Bogie

Key points for the Dept. of Conservation, from Sustainable Summits conference held at Aoraki Mount Cook 8-11 August 2016 Spiritual Values of the mountains and community connection The importance of mountains to Iwi and the mountain users, from a spiritual perspective. Local communities may feel alienated from their Parks as visitor numbers rise. Visitor pressures…

Sustainable Summits 2016 | photo gallery to reflect on

It’s been a privilege to both attend the conference and to compile a summation here. It started because I’d been asked by one of the Alpine Club organisers Bob McKerrow to augment his gathering of images, and I needed somewhere to distribute about a 100 of same, so my own environmental web site seemed a…

UIAA | NZAC hosts successful Sustainable Summits Conference

31 Aug, 2016 UIAA ~ International Climbing and Mountaineering Federation has published an overview of the conference on their web site NZAC hosts successful Sustainable Summits Conference 130 attendees took part in the Sustainable Summits Conference, organized by the New Zealand Alpine Club (NZAC) in the Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park from 7-11 August. Hugh Logan,…