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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

Island Peak, 6189m

 Brenda George climbing the summit ridge of Island Peak on a gorgeous day in April 2008  © Suze Kelly
Island Peak Brenda summit Ridge
© Suze Kelly

Brenda George climbing the summit ridge of Island Peak on a gorgeous day in April 2008

06 March 2009

Trip 1: Apr 26 - May 19, 2016
Trip 2: Oct 15 - Nov 7, 2016

BOOK NOW! Visit Everest Base Camp, climb Kala Patar and cross the high Kongma La Pass before climbing Island Peak. This expedition is an ideal first Himalayan climb and is accompanied by our Khumbu Trek group which makes it a great opportunity for you to be joined by non-climbing friends and family.

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Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek, Nepal

Everest Base Camp Luxury Trek Overview
08 January 2015

Trip 1: Apr 21 - May 7, 2016
Trip 2: Sept 26 - Oct 12, 2016

BOOK NOW! Journey to Everest Base Camp in style on this trek which utilises superior lodging in the lower villages and at higher elevations you will stay in luxurious tent camps, supported by our attentive catering staff, with fine meals of fresh local and imported foods. Helicopter access and the attention of our knowledgeable and personable expedition guides complete the package, enabling you to experience this fantastic journey in comparative luxury. 

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Seven Summits Training Course, NZ

 Available Year Round

BOOK NOW! This course can be geared to introduce you to the art of mountaineering and/or fine tune your existing skills to prepare you for the adventures ahead. Some of the skills you will develop include ascending fixed ropes, snow camping, crampon and ice-axe skills, ladder crossing and general mountain movement.

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Ski Queenstown Backcountry

Queenstown Backcountry Skiing
16 June 2014
Dates available July through to August
BOOK NOW! This 3 day beginners backcountry ski tour is designed to give you a taste of winter ski and snowboard touring in the outstanding backcountry around Queenstown and Wanaka's Pisa Range.  You will enjoy skiing vast amounts of untracked snow while your guide introduces you to all the skills you need to get started in ski mountaineering.

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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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Everest 2016 - Haircut Time!

 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.  www.beyond72.com 
 

23 May - The sun warmed my tent before 6.30am this morning - wow, summers approaching....

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Lhotse 2016 - Return to BC

 Claudia and Rob return to Base Camp Lhotse Expedition 2016 
 

23 May - On 19 May two separate teams were climbing the Lhotse Couloir en route to the summit....

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Mera Peak 2016 - Onwards from Lukla

 Bruce thanks Nepali and Sherpa staff for all their help. 
 

12 May - We are now all in Lukla and weather permitting will fly back to Kathmandu....

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Island Peak 2016 - Kathmandu

 The Island Peak and Khumbu Trek Team at Dingboche 
 

17 May - Well we made it out on our assigned flights from Lukla to Kathmandu early this morning....

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Private Everest BC Trek 2016 - Scenic route to Kathmandu

 Waiting in Gorak Shep for the helicopter to Kathmandu 
 

3 May - Another beautiful Himalayan day dawned over Gorak Shep....

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Luxury Everest BC Trek 2016 - Flying High

 Flying back to Kathmandu 
 

4 May - Everyone was up and about from first light this morning, and no wonder as our helicopter....

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Everest Basecamp Trek 2016 - Final Farewell

  

17 Apr - After last nights dinner, our porter team joined us and we thanked them for...

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Carstensz 2016 - Jungle Trek

  

17 Mar - The Carstensz adventure continues as the team made their journey from Suanggama to Sugapa by motorcycle to...

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Aconcagua 2015/16 - Summit!

 20 Feb, 2016 - Congratulations! 
 

20 Feb -  All the team made it to Camp 3 on the 19th in good form and started the summit day on Feb 20 at 5am.

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Vinson Massif 2015 - Homeward Bound

  

24 Dec - The Vinson team have at last been able to fly from Vinson Base Camp back...

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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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