Volume 45, 1992



New Zealand Alpine Journal


Hugh Nicholson with the Guardian Weekly, Reserve de Neouvielle, the Pyrenees. Photo: Jenny Cossey.

New Zealand Alpine Journal 1992
Volume 45 ISSN 0110 1080

Published by the New Zealand Alpine Club
Printed by Manor House Press Ltd

Front cover - Top: Marty Beare leading the first guided ascent of the new High Peak of Mt. Cook (Photo: David
Gaskell). Bottom: Richard Kirk (Dread) on the second pitch of Dread Carefully, Paynes Ford (Photo: Ben White).

Back cover - clockwise from bottom right: Derek Chinn below the summit of Cholatse (Photo: Marty Hunter);
Ski-touring Pioneer (Photo: Bob McKerrow); Alison Douglass descending from Tutoko - awarded the Guide Alack
Challenge Cup for the most outstanding photo of a purely mountaineering, 1992 NZAC photo competition (Photo:
Peter Crampton); Annie Bermingham on Zip's Route, Island Valley (Photo: Robin Hood).