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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

Aconcagua Course and Ascent

 AC's Business Manager Suze Kelly on the summit of Aconcagua, 10 Jan 2009.  © Suze Kelly Dates: Jan 29 - Feb 23, 2018

BOOK NOW! Develop your high altitude mountaineering skills and put them to use with a mountaineering instruction course that culminates in climbing to the summit of Aconcagua (6,962m), the highest peak outside of the Himalaya. One of the much sought after "Seven Summits", the Aconcagua Course and Ascent is a stepping stone to further high-altitude mountaineering adventures around the world!

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Brewster Glacier Trek

Brewster Hut
12 December 2014

Dates: On Demand November to April

JOIN US on the Brewster Glacier Trek, a true alpine trekking adventure in New Zealand's  Mount Aspiring National Park. A hidden gem that offers stunning views and varied trekking, from the lowland beech forest through to the alpine tussock tops that surround the stunningly situated Brewster Hut. From the Brewster Hut, trekking options include a visit to the Brewster Glacier or trekking to the top of nearby Mt Armstrong (2179m). A 'must-do' short 2 day trekking option for anyone visiting the Southern Lakes area.

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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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Europe Haute Route Ski Tour

Haute Route Ski Tour
06 July 2014

Dates: Private Departures March to April or Scheduled Departures:
March 18 - 24, 2018
April 8 - 14, 2018
April 22 - 28, 2018

BOOK NOW! Join us on the world's most classic ski tour. The Haute Route  passes through some of the most spectacular scenery in the Western Alps, finishing with a long descent beneath the North Face of the Matterhorn. Skiing rarely gets more scenic than this. Ideal for those who are yet to venture far from the ski resort. Gain experience as you travel with the supervision of our exceptional mountain guides, allowing you to learn with confidence while taking in the grandeur of your surroundings.

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

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Kilimanjaro Pvt 2017- Back to Arusha


11 Dec - After a big sleep, we hit the trail for the last time, enjoying a cool... 


Aconcagua 17/18 - Summit day report


13 Dec - Summit day report from guide Pablo: The team crawled out of bed... 


Vinson 17/18 - Trip 2 - High Camp


14 Dec - It took a couple of hours to dig out our camp after the storm and we finally... 



Three Peaks 17 - Lukla to Kathmandu


3 Dec - Woken up early by an airport siren and the not-so-dull roar of... 


Pvt EBC Trek 17 - Exceeding Expectations


19 Nov - What will possibly go down as one of the most successful and heroic... 


Ama Dablam 2017 - Final dispatch


7 Nov - There is a system to Lukla airport, though to those used to....


Island Peak 2017 - Last day


8 Nov - Today I am leaving Kathmandu after wrapping up our... 


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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