You will gain experience through climbing a variety of alpine routes, and upon the successful completion of this course you will have learnt safe climbing practices and be capable of utilising your skills to attempt ascents of many of the major peaks within the New Zealand mountains.
- New Zealand's premier Alpine Climbing Course
- Developed to teach state of the art climbing skills
- Extending climbers to higher levels and consolidating techniques
ACC 1: Oct 28- Nov 6, 2013
ACC 2: Nov 25- Dec 4, 2013
ACC 3: Jan 6- 15, 2014
ACC 4: Feb 10- 19, 2014
ACC 5: Mar 17- 26, 2014
Duration: 10 days
Guide ratio: 1:4, Minimum of 3, Maximum of 8 participants
Departure: ex Wanaka, New Zealand.
Includes helicopter or ski plane access and egress flights, guide(s), all meals and accommodation, ground transport, NZ Alpine Club membership, 'Climber's Guide' course manual, complimentary AC t-shirt or cap and personal technical climbing equipment.
Click below to view the course notes online or to download pdf's of the notes and equipment list::
|ACC Course Notes|
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Alpine Climbing Course - course notes with itinerary details and much more.
|Alpine Climbing Course Equipment List|
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Personal Equipment list, showing rental prices, for the Alpine Climbing Course in New Zealand with Adventure Consultants
We supply all group equipment including ropes, tents and cooking gear and you need only turn up with your personal equipment. We also supply the technical hardware for the course if you don't have your own - axe, crampons, harness, helmet. We have an extensive array of good quality rental equipment available to supplement your own gear. With a focus towards the best available products Adventure Consultants can offer course participants equipment for purchase, with great pricing on package deals available. Please enquire at the time of booking and check out our equipment and clothing catalogue at http://issuu.com/adventureconsultants/docs/retail_catalogue.
Please click here for notes on New Zealand Summer mountaineering clothing and equipment:
|NZ Summer Mountaineering Equipment notes|
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Summer mountaineering equipment notes for NZ conditions
Here's the Malaysian Tibet Everest 2011 team after their ACC training course with us here in New Zealand in March 2010.
Paul Kersten from Australia wrote the following article about his experience on an Adventure Consultants Alpine Climbing Course in December 2010. The article was published in the Bunbury Mountain Designs Newsletter www.mountaindesigns.com . Read the article at Alpine Climbing Course - A Climber's Perspective