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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, 5642m

 © Andrew Wexler
Elbrus - Sunrise Ascent
© Andrew Wexler
16 June 2014

Trip 1: Jul 11 - 24, 2016
Trip 2: Jul 25 - Aug 5, 2016

BOOK NOW! Climb Elbrus, the highest peak in Europe and one of the coveted Seven Summits. This expedition is an ideal first or second Seven Summit climb and offers a non-technical moderate altitude mountaineering experience coupled with the cultural discovery of the wonders of St Petersburg and Moscow.

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Mustang Horse Trek, Nepal

Mustang Horse Trek
10 July 2014

Dates: Sep 1 - 19, 2016

BOOK NOW! Experience the stark and barren area of the middle Himalayas.  This unspoilt Forbidden Kingdom holds the last remnants of the true Tibetan lifestyle untainted by foreign occupation.  Join us as we journey by horseback into the heart of Mustang, Lo Monthang.
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European Summer Courses

CIMC for European Summer Album by Paolo Pieroni
02 December 2014

Dates:  Jun - Aug, 2016

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.


NZ Backcountry Skiing Course

Backcountry Ski Course, NZ
06 July 2014

Dates: Aug through to Sep, 2016

BOOK NOW! Join our Backcountry Skiing Course and learn how to make sound decisions in avalanche terrain.  Gain a recognised NZ Mountain Safety Council (MSC) Avalanche Awareness or Backcountry Avalanche Qualification. Essential skills for anyone looking to explore the backcountry by ski or snowboard anywhere in the world!
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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 - Parting Ways

 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. 

25 May - Last night, after a successful day of packing it was party time at the AC Camp....


Lhotse 2016 - Happy B'day Claudia!

 Prayer Flags in Lukla 

26 May - We are now at the end of the trail at Lukla. The weather has been cloudy....


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....


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....


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....


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....


Everest Basecamp Trek 2016 - Final Farewell


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


Carstensz 2016 - Jungle Trek


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


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.



Vinson Massif 2015 - Homeward Bound


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


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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