Sustainable Summits Conference 2016

#sustainablesummits


7-11 August 2016

Aoraki Mount Cook National Park, New Zealand

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Environmental Impact
Human waste, water contamination, noise from helicopters and other machines, tracks and erosion, huts, bridges and tracks – visual impacts.
Natural Hazards
Large rockfall, ice recession and unstable geology, avalanches, adverse weather conditions, floods, earthquakes, volcanic eruptions
Social Values
Pressures on popular mountain routes, commercialism in the mountains, influences of social media, cultural awareness and visitor implications, Tōpuni areas (sacred), water protection

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New Zealand Alpine Club

New Zealand Alpine Club

The NZAC is a community of 3,000+ members, active in our mountains and crags since 1891. The Club exists to support and foster climbing at all levels.

New Zealand Alpine Club
Department of Conservation

Department of Conservation

The Department of Conservation Te Papa Atawhai is the public service department of New Zealand charged with the conservation of New Zealand's natural and historical heritage.

Department of Conservation
FMC

FMC

FMC celebrates outdoor recreation, cherishes our backcountry and acts to protect both for future generations. Our 20,000 members, from all corners of New Zealand, explore our wild places.

FMC
American Alpine Club

American Alpine Club

Together We're Stronger

American Alpine Club
Petzl Foundation

Petzl Foundation

Since 2006, the Petzl Foundation has been serving our mountain and vertical access communities that have enabled the company to grow and prosper worldwide. Our priorities are accident prevention, conservation and scientific research.

Petzl Foundation

Associated Sponsors

Adventure Consultants

Adventure Consultants

Adventure Consultants is a world-renowned mountain guiding company with a legacy of climbing expeditions to the world's highest peaks, and treks to the more remote corners of the globe.

Adventure Consultants
Earth Sea Sky

Earth Sea Sky

We are driven to make the best outdoor performance clothing.

Earth Sea Sky
TRC

TRC

TRC Tourism is a leading international tourism and recreation consulting business with offices in New Zealand and Australia. For over 25 years, we have engaged with businesses, governments and communities to enhance people’s lives and the places they live through sustainable tourism and outdoor recreation.

TRC
Aoraki Solutions

Aoraki Solutions

Born in the heart of New Zealand's Southern Alps, Aoraki Solutions was founded by people who love the mountains and the great outdoors. For the first time, New Zealand is presented with simple, affordable and portable human waste management solution.

Aoraki Solutions

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