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Salient: Victoria University Students' Paper. Vol. 25, No. 7. 1962.

[Tramping Club A.G.M.]

The V.U.W. Tramping Club ought to mark out as its own, an area in behind Nelson, said Professor C. L. Bailey, the President (23/5/62). Parts of this region remain unexplored. The University owns a house in Onekaka, which could be a useful base for long trips into this wild and beautiful country.

Professor Bailey and others welcomed the change in policy towards more tramping and less climbing. Climbing instruction and experience could be more effectively obtained through the Wellington Section of the New Zealand Alpine Club, which welcomes younger members.

After the formal business, people showed slides of their recent trips. Two films were screened. "Basic Principles of Rock Climbing" showed three gallant Royal Marines called "One", "Two" and "Three" scaling a difficult cliff-face in a manner faintly reminiscent of cadet-drill.

The other, entitled dramatically "Mountain Rescue", began by portraying the life of a Welsh shepherd. But in due course the small rescue party sets off upwards, to snatch from certain death on a perilous rock-face a Welsh mountain sheep.