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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

Kilimanjaro Expedition

 Dates: Jan, Feb and Jun to Sep, 2017

BOOK NOW! This trip offers an opportunity to undertake a journey of a lifetime to one of the world's most well known mountains. Kilimanjaro, the highest peak on the African Continent, the easiest of the Seven Summits and definitely the most romantic! Combine with our safari option to explore some of the world’s most unique game reserves.  Luxury and Private options are available with our Kilimanjaro Luxury Expedition, designed for those looking for a highly personalised service.
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Three Passes Nepal Trek

 From the Renjo La (Pass) the views back to the Everest group are spectacular!  © Mark Morrison
Three Passes Everest view
© Mark Morrison

From the Renjo La (Pass) the views back to the Everest group are spectacular!

27 April 2009

Dates: Apr 28 - May 23, 2017

BOOK NOW! Join us on this magical trek  that journeys through the Sherpa homeland taking you through three different valley systems linked by high passes in Nepal’s Khumbu region. The Three Passes Trek enables you to see much more in the way of breathtaking mountain vistas than is usual on a trek in this region and the journey is complemented by visits to Sherpa villages, homes and monasteries to offer you an insight into the quiet but culturally vibrant Sherpa lifestyle.
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New Zealand Summer Courses

 A group of friends share a miracle moment.  © Mark Sedon

Alpine Expedition Course
© Mark Sedon

A group of friends share a miracle moment.

02 July 2014

Dates:  Nov, 2016 - Apr, 2017

BOOK NOW! Whether you're an aspiring climber with little or no experience, or an experienced alpinist looking to push your skills to a higher level we have a course for you!  Learn the basics on our Mountaineering Instruction Course for those new to alpine climbing.  Consolidate and learn new skills while you make ascents on our Alpine Climbing Course, ideal for climbers looking to broaden their skills. Or extend yourself on our Alpine Expedition Course for those looking to journey to high altitude destinations. Private Instruction Courses are also available to cater to your personal goals.


Europe Haute Route Ski Tour

Haute Route Ski Tour
06 July 2014

Dates: Private Departure Mar to Apr or Scheduled Departures
March 19 - 25, 2017
April 9 - 15, 2017
April 23 - 29, 2017
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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From the AC Blog page

New Zealand ice is nice! © Oliver Hirschau  

30 Mar - An Ice Climbing Adventure - How does this vertical icy medium work?.....

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Everest 2017 - Enjoying BC Rest


27 Apr -  Blue skies, bed tea, a slow shuffle and chilled times at Base Camp. .........



Dhaulagiri 2017 - Puja Day


27 Apr - Today was a happy day at AC's Dhaulagiri base camp!.....


Mera Peak 2017 - Into the Jungle


27 Apr - All is well with the team, and they have successfully completed....


Island Peak & Khumbu Trek 2017 - Lukla


28 Apr - We have arrived safely in Lukla, having escaped the hustle and bustle of Kathmandu....


Luxury Everest BC #1 2017 - Base Camp


27 Apr - It seemed like the perfect end to a successful trek.....


Luxury Everest BC #2 2017 - Pangboche


27 Apr - We woke to clear skies, admittedly quite a breeze as we left....


Everest BC #3 2017 - Mountains & Laughter


27 Apr - Every day, it seems, the Himalayas are kind to us.......


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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