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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 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: Mid-Mar to end of Apr,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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Island Peak & Khumbu Trek 2016 - Everest Base Camp

Island Peak (2) 2016 EBC 25-10
26 October 2016
26 October 2016

25 Oct - Today we hiked from Lobuche to Gorak Shep where part of the team.....


Luxury EBC Trek 2016 - Even higher

Pvt Lux EBC 2016 Nuptse 25-10
26 October 2016
26 October 2016

25 Oct - Today's trek took us to 5100m at Gorak Shep ......


Cho Oyu 2016 - Farewell

Cho Oyu 2016 Cho Oyu from road 5-10
06 October 2016
06 October 2016

5 Oct -  The past couple of days have passed quickly, mainly in a blur of road miles.....


Mera Peak 2016 - Return to Kathmandu

Mera Peak 2016 (2) Views at last 12-10
13 October 2016
13 October 2016

12 Oct - The Mera Peak team is all now back in Kathmandu....


Mustang Trek 2016 - Perfect Weather

Mustang 2016 Machhapuchre 17-9
19 September 2016
19 September 2016

17 Sep - The weather has absolutely favoured us this morning......


Elbrus 2016 - Summit Success!


1 Aug - A huge congratulations to Joss, Goce, Tim, Clint, Cathy, Noor, and Pedro......


Kilimanjaro 2016 - Ngorongoro Crater

Kili Safari - Ngorongoro Farmhouse
16 September 2016
16 September 2016

15 Sep -  After a final breakfast at the camp, Joe and Caroline packed up....


Everest 2016 - Parting Ways

 Colin O'Brady reaches the summit of Mt Everest, 19 May 2016, with Adventure Consultants. Colin is aiming to try and break the Explorers Grand Slam record - climbing the Seven Summits and both Poles in under 6 months. 

25 May - Last night, after a successful day of packing it was party time at the AC Camp....


Sherpa Future Fund

If you would like to support of 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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