Welcome to Adventure Consultants' Private Guided Ski and Snowboard Touring trips. These trips are designed for those people who can not fit into our regular scheduled dates of our scheduled ski touring trips, or who would prefer to just go and make some turns ski touring in the backcountry with a guide or have one on one instruction. Take advantage of the opportunity to learn from some of the world’s most qualified and experienced skiers and instructors on our Private Ski Mountaineering program.
Contact us to discuss your aspirations and schedule, and we will work with you to design an appropriate and stimulating course format. These courses can be arranged for groups of any size and past course participants have enjoyed dramatic improvements in their touring skills.
This trip will usually operate in either Westland National Park, Mt Cook National Park or Aspiring National Park, depending on where conditions are best. Each has its own huge selection of glaciers, bowls and peaks to explore while learning skills. We will be based from one of the local mountain huts after accessing the glaciers by helicopter or ski plane. This allows us to start skiing the minute we get up each morning.
Ski Touring with Adventure Consultants
Adventure Consultants provide backcountry ski guiding and ski mountaineering courses in the Southern Alps of New Zealand and around the globe.
Dates: July through October
Duration: 6 to 10 days
We can extend the number of days to 14 or beyond if you would like to spend longer in the mountains, climb more peaks and further develop your mountaineering skills.
Guide ratio: 1:1 to 1:4
Departure: ex Wanaka, New Zealand.
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You can view the Private Ski Touring Trip Notes online or download a pdf using the below links;
We supply all group equipment including ropes, tents and cooking gear and you need to turn up with your personal ski or snowboard equipment. 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 clients equipment for purchase, with great pricing on package deals available. Please enquire at the time of booking.
Please click here for notes on New Zealand Winter Ski and Snowboard Clothing and Equipment