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Welcome to 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.

We offer 72 expeditions, treks and wilderness journeys to the Himalaya, Antarctica, Arctic, South America, and the Seven Summits in addition to world class mountaineering guiding services and climbing schools in New Zealand and Europe with our IFMGA / NZMGA mountain guides.

Whether you are taking your first steps into the realm of the outdoors, or are a seasoned adventurer, we believe you will find the quality of the experience offered on an Adventure Consultants expedition second to none, and we invite you to contact us to discuss your next adventure.

Guy Cotter Adventure Consultants' mountain guides are qualified IFMGA / UIAGM Mountain and Ski Guides 
CEO Adventure Consultants
IFMGA Mountain & Ski Guide

Featured Trips

Vinson Massif Expedition

 Dates: Dec 26, 2017 - Jan 10, 2018

ONE SEAT REMAINING! Fulfil your dreams to climb in Antarctica on our Vinson Massif Expedition. With just one seat remaining on our Southern Summer expeditions for 2017/2018 now is the time to book. Experience the unbelievable vastness of the remote Antarctic interior on the world's most remote and pristine Seven Summits peak. 

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Three Passes Nepal Trek

Three Passes - Everest from Renjo La
19 June 2014

Dates: Nov 10 - Dec 5, 2017

BOOK NOW! Enjoy trekking through some of Nepal's most exciting and picturesque scenery, across varied landscapes and the time-worn paths of the Sherpa homeland. A veritable feast of giant Himalayan mountain landscapes contrasted with the quiet but cuturally vibrant Sherpa way of life. This challenging trek takes you across the Kongma La, Cho La and less frequented Renjo La, as well as taking in a visit to Everest Base Camp.

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NZ Alpine Climbing Course

 © Adrian Camm

Alpine Climbing Course
© Adrian Camm
17 June 2014

Dates:  Oct 2017 - Mar 2018

BOOK NOW! Looking for a mountaineering course that will consolidate and push your climbing skills to a new level? Then the Alpine Climbing Course should be your first choice. Developed by our team of pre-eminent guides the ACC is ideal for those looking to learn the latest and most relevant alpine climbing techniques while scaling peaks throughout New Zealand's Southern Alps.
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First Tracks Wanaka Alpine Heli Camp

First Tracks Gallery Skinning uphill
10 August 2017
10 August 2017

Dates: October 2017

BOOK NOW! Helicopter into our comfortable high-mountain expedition style camp in the remote McKerrow Range to enjoy fantastic ski touring right outside the tent door! Enjoy exclusive access to the area featuring a wide variety of terrain with great features and sublime views over lakes Wanaka and Hawea. Ski all day and by night enjoy hearty meals in the camp while you relax with your buddies and reflect on your day.  Get up the next morning and go ski some more new terrain!

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 Jon Hind at sunrise on the Lobuche East summit day, Three Peaks Nepal Expedition 2009.  © Mike Madden  

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From the AC Blog page


11 Sep - Fit to Trek - How fit is fit enough for high altitude trekking?.....

AC Blog

Ama Dablam 2017 - 20,000 Steps to Namche


18 Oct - According to Jamie's watch we have taken over 20,000 steps today. It's been a fine day....


Island Peak 2017 - Namche Bazaar


18 Oct - Namche Bazaar. The Sherpa capital and a landscape swirling with colours.....


Manaslu 2017 - Back in Ktm


7 Oct - All back in Kathmandu, happy and safe. What a fantastic few days...


Lux EBC #3 2017 - Farewell


10 Oct - What fantastic weather to fly out in this morning. We stopped at Lukla....


Mustang 2017 - Kathmandu


20 Sep -  With the very fine weather, we had a pleasant flight from Jomsom....


Elbrus 2017 - Party Time!


2 Aug - This team knows how to celebrate! Sleep-in, and then for Alex......


Elbrus Private 2017 - Moscow


21 Aug - Sophia, Phing and Guan had a city tour today, seeing some of the many sights.......


Everest 2017 - Wrapping Up


31 May -  Last night our Nepali Staff were stoked to have cleared the mountain.......



Sherpa Future Fund

If you would like to support the victims and affected families of the Everest Base Camp Avalanche, please consider contributing to the Adventure Consultants Sherpa Future Fund. 
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