Ascents Week

 Jan 2010 summit of Aoraki / Mt Cook, AC Chief Guide Dean Stapes.

The Advantages of Climbing with AC

Adventure Consultants guides are NZMGA and / or IFMGA qualified mountain guides. They are professional mountaineers and operate to the highest industry standards.

Being a great climber alone is not enough to work with us; our standards demand that trip leaders are great guides as well.

You will find your guide friendly, approachable and focused on providing a safe and enjoyable trip in line with your objectives and comfort level.

Success with the highest margin of care is always a hallmark of our approach; promoting the realisation that even extreme pursuits such as high altitude mountaineering can be undertaken safely.

Adventure Consultants employs only IFMGA or NZMGA qualified guides, the most advanced training and certification program internationally. In order to gain these qualifications guides must undergo rigorous training and assessment on climbing skills, instructional skills, avalanche training and assessment, wilderness first aid, rescue training and much more. The qualification takes many years (5-7) to attain and ensures you are getting a world class professional service.

Latest News

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?.....

AC Blog

Everest 2017 - Enjoying BC Rest

  

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

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Dhaulagiri 2017 - Puja Day

  

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

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Mera Peak 2017 - Into the Jungle

  

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

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Island Peak & Khumbu Trek 2017 - Lukla

  

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

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Luxury Everest BC #1 2017 - Base Camp

  

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

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Luxury Everest BC #2 2017 - Pangboche

  

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

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Everest BC #3 2017 - Mountains & Laughter

  

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

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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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