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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

Aconcagua, 6,962m

Aconcagua cropped square Leo Miranda
10 November 2015

Trip 1:  Nov 29 - Dec 21 2015
Trip 2:  Dec 30 - Jan 21 2015/16
Trip 3:  Jan 29 - Feb 25 2016 (Course & Ascent)

BOOK NOW! Experience high altitude expedition mountaineering and climb one of the Seven Summits.  The Course & Ascent includes a pre-climb of Cerro Vallecitos and additional training, resulting in an enhanced summit success rate on Aconcagua. 

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Brewster Glacier Trek, New Zealand

Brewster Glacier Trek
17 August 2015
Dates Available November to April

BOOK NOW! Brewster Glacier is located on the Main Divide near the Haast Pass. Only a short driving distance from our office base here in Wanaka, the Brewster Glacier Trek offers a true alpine trekking adventure.  Tucked into the eastern corner of Aspiring National Park, this area is a hidden gem and offers stunning views and varied trekking. 

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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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Grindelwald Ski Touring Week

Grindelwald Ski Touring 2
18 December 2014
Dates available January to April, on demand
BOOK NOW! This ski-touring week is based in the well-known ski town of Grindelwald, which has the envious location under the mighty Eiger.  Enjoy waking up each morning knowing that you have the option of skiing numerous runs beneath the spectacular mountains that surround the village.  Or enjoy un-tracked powder turns through the numerous tree runs.

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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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Three Peaks 2015 - Kongma La


26 Nov - After yesterday's climb of Pokalde, the team spent a further night at Base Camp...


Carstensz 2015 - The Wind Blowth a Different Direction

 The team celebrate with a buffet lunch in Timika, after the fastest ascent of Carstehsz ever!
Carstensz lunch in Timika 2015

The team celebrate with a buffet lunch in Timika, after the fastest ascent of Carstehsz ever!

09 November 2015

06 Nov - The only thing predictable about Carstensz is change and a need for flexibility...



Ama Dablam 2015 - Summit Success & Back Down at Base Camp Safe

 The Ama Dablam 2015 team on the top, 6828m, Nov 5 2015.
Ama Dablam 2015 summit

The Ama Dablam 2015 team on the top, 6828m, Nov 5 2015.

06 November 2015

05 Nov - Great news - we are all back in our Base Camp lodge safe and very happy after a successful summit of Ama Dablam...



Manaslu 2015 - It's Over

Manaslu 2015 Dispatch, archive photo
29 September 2015

28 Sept - Heavy snow overnight that was not forecasted hammered Camp 3 causing our Sherpa team positioned there to...



Elbrus 2015 - Summit Day


4 Aug - We had strong winds and 30m visibility all the way to the summit, which was reached in mid morning...


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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Everest 2015 - Final Dispatch

 The AC Evrest Sherpa Team 2015 at Basecamp, for the puja ceremony 
© Suze Kelly  

28 May - In response to the tragedy we at Adventure Consultants are focusing both on our Sherpa staff and their families...