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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

Elbrus 2015

 Sergey, Anita, Roy and Claudia elated to reach summit of Elbrus under blue skies
Elbrus 2014 Trip 1 - Summit

Sergey, Anita, Roy and Claudia elated to reach summit of Elbrus under blue skies

24 July 2014
23 July 2014

Trip 2: July 27 - August 7, 2015

BOOK NOW! Elbrus is a giant dormant volcano separating Europe from Asia and is an appropriate objective as your first or second of the Seven Summits....

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Mustang Horse Trek

 Verdant fields contrasting with soaring cliffs in Mustang, Nepal  © Guy Cotter

Mustang cliffs
© Guy Cotter

Verdant fields contrasting with soaring cliffs in Mustang, Nepal

02 April 2003
September 1 - 19,  2015
Adventure Consultants have been privileged with the approval of permission to enter Mustang in September this year and will travel with a small group through to Lo Monthang, the hub of this tiny Kingdom. This stark and barren area of the middle Himalayas holds the last remnants of true Tibetan lifestyle untainted by foreign occupation...

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Chamonix Introductory Mountaineering Course

 June - August, 2015
This challenging course is an instructional and coaching mountaineering course. It gives you grounding in the more important alpine skills and is set in the most inspirational of classrooms - the Mont Blanc Massif....

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Backcountry Skiing Course

 © Guy Cotter

Ski touring TC Backcountry Suze
© Guy Cotter
05 July 2012
Dates available August through September

Learn how to make sound decisions in avalanche terraine while rippin it up in the big mountains! Now including NZ Mountain Safety Council (MSC) Avalanche Awareness and Backcountry 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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Latest News

Everest 2015 - Rotation 1 - Good to Go. 


23 Apr - Today has been mainly spent preparing for tomorrow's early start for Rotation 1...


Mera Peak 2015 - Welcome Dinner


23 Apr - We had our welcome dinner on a lovely green terrace in a restaurant...


Everest Base Camp Trek 2015 - Celebrations

EBC Trek Dispatch April 18
19 April 2015

18 Apr - Last night, all members met for dinner in a cosy and noisy restaurant...


Carstensz 2015 - Peaking the Adventure Meter   

Carstensz Dispatch March 15 2015
16 March 2015

15 Mar - We departed BC at 2.00am. By 10.00am we were all on the summit... 



Aconcagua 2014/15, Trip 3 - Summit Day Report


15 Feb - The team summitted today in very cold conditions...