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Tramping guides

Moir’s Guide South, 7th Edition

Moir’s Guide North, 7th Edition


NZAC Climbing guides

The Darran Mountains, 2nd Edition

The Mount Aspiring Region, 3rd Edition

Barron Saddle to Mt Brewster, 2nd Edition

Aoraki / Mount Cook, 3rd Edition

The Canterbury Westland Alps, 1st Edition

Arthur’s Pass, 6th Edition

Kaikoura – Kahurangi, 1st Edition

Taranaki / Mount Egmont, 2nd Edition

Tongariro, 1st Edition



The New Zealand Alpine Journal


General Mountain Literature

Aspiring, by Scott Gilkison (1951)

Aspiring, by Kieran Kelly (2008)

Aspiring Hut, edited by Paul Dowden (1999)

Just where do you think you’ve been? By Paul Powell (1970)

Men Aspiring, by Paul Powell (1967)

Peaks, Packs and Mountain Tracks, by Scott Gilkison (1940)

Through South Westland, by Maud Moreland (1911)



Early Runholding in Otago, by Herries Beattie (1947)

Farming under Aspiring, by Jerry Aspinall (1993)

Fiordland Place-Names, by John Hall-Jones (2003)

Maori Lore of Lake, Alp and Fiord, by Herries Beattie (1945)

Maori Nomenclature, by W.H. Sherwood Roberts (1912)

Otago Place Names, by Herries Beattie (1948)

Place Names of New Zealand, by A.W. Reed (2010)

The pioneers explore Otago, by Herries Beattie (1947)

The Reed Dictionary of Māori Place Names, by A.W. Reed (1996)

Wanaka Story, by Irvine Roxburgh (1957)



Mr Surveyor Thomson, by John Hall-Jones (1971)

The Real McKay, by Graham Bishop (2008)


National Parks

Handbook to the Mount Aspiring National Park (1971)

Land Aspiring, by Neville Peat (1994)


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