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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

Manaslu Expedition

 © Guy Cotter Dates: Sep 3 - Oct 14, 2017

BOOK NOW! Journey into a wild and remote part of the Nepal Himalaya to climb Manaslu (8,163m), the world's eighth-highest mountain. We climb Manaslu on the North-East Face along moderately angled snow slopes before a steep snow arête takes us to the summit for magnificent views across the Himalaya. Manaslu is an ideal expedition for those looking to climb an 8,000er or in preparation for Everest.
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Mustang Horse Trek

 Field of flowers in the Mustang region  © Guy Cotter
Mustang flowers
© Guy Cotter

Field of flowers in the Mustang region

02 April 2003

Dates: Sep 4 - 22, 2017

BOOK NOW! The stark and barren interior of Mustang is an area of Nepal that is rarely visited and tourist numbers are strictly limited each year to help preserve its uniqueness. On our trek to this Forbidden Kingdom, you can walk alongside or saddle up and ride on trusty steeds through to Lo Monthang, the hub of this tiny Kingdom. Recent trekkers have commented that the trip 'exceeded expectations', so enquire now for your opportunity to experience the history and remnants of the true Tibetan lifestyle for yourself.
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Europe Summer Mountaineering Courses

 © Paolo Pieroni

Chamonix Introductory Mountaineering Course - Savages
© Paolo Pieroni
24 July 2014

Dates:  Jun - Sept 2017

BOOK NOW! Whether you're an aspiring climber with little or no experience, or an experienced alpinist looking to push your skills to a higher level we have a course for you!  Learn the basics on our Chamonix Introductory Mountaineering Course for those new to alpine climbing. Consolidate and learn new skills while you make ascents on our Chamonix Alpine Climbing Course, ideal for climbers looking to broaden their skills. Or extend yourself on our Chamonix Advanced Mountaineering Course for those looking to take their climbing to the next level. Private Instruction Courses are also available to cater to your personal goals.
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New Zealand Backcountry Ski Courses

Guided Backcountry Skiing, NZ
16 June 2014

Dates: Jul - Sep, 2017

BOOK NOW! A must-do for anyone looking to ski outside ski area boundaries or venture further into the backcountry is our Backcountry Skiing Course. The BSC is available in a 5 or 7 day option and covers essential ski-touring skills and techniques including all important avalanche awareness. At the end of the course, you'll also receive a New Zealand Mountain Safety Council Avalanche Qualification.

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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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New Zealand ice is nice! © Oliver Hirschau  

30 Mar - An Ice Climbing Adventure - How does this vertical icy medium work?.....

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Everest 2017 - Various sorties

  

25 May -  While Lionel crossed the Pacific in his Manhattan dapper whites, Everest done and dusted.......

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Dhaulagiri 2017 - Return to BC

  

23 May - The climbing team has all returned to base camp safe and happy after a demanding......

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Greenland 3 Peaks 2017 - Last Days

  

24 May - No rush to get away this morning. There was some low cloud on the surrounding peaks.....       

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Mera Peak 2017 - Kathmandu

  

 12 May - Ah, the surreal experience of returning to Nepali airport havoc and Kathmandu traffic......

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Island Peak 2017 - Final Word

  

18 May - Our trip has come to an end in Kathmandu. Some people already left for home.....

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Denali Pvt 2017 - Farewell

  

19 May - I would like to thank Mohamed and Haytham for all of their hard work.....

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Luxury Everest BC #2 2017 - Big Smoke

  

6 May - We woke to a frosty last morning at camp, again we waited for the sun.....

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Sherpa Future Fund

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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