The Club Lodge

The WCTC  has a Ski Lodge located on Mt Ruapheu, and is a 10 minute walk from the top of the Bruce Road in winter,  or a 5 minute walk in summer. The lodge is available for hire by non members.
It has:
  • Large dining area with flexible seating and tables.
  • Warm lounge
  • Drying room
  • Sleeps 32 in 10 bedrooms
For more details see our lodge facilities page



There are no entry fees to join WCTC.

There are entry requirements to be eligible to apply for WCTC membership. A prospective member must complete three approved trips, being either three tramping trips, or three ski trips (only those marked WTN), or three working parties to the Lodge, or combination of these three (for example two tramping trips and one Lodge working party).

The annual membership fee is currently $65 per year, discounted to $45 if paid by 31 May (discount not applicable for first year members). To encourage families, the Club offers family membership to married parents and their children (under 19 years old), discounted to the price of one adult membership.