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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

Mera Peak, Trip 1

Mera Peak

Mera
Mera Peak
20 December 2004
April 23 - May 17, 2015
Mera Peak is one of the most alluring trekking peaks in Nepal as it involves a culturally stimulating journey through remote picturesque villages and forests - followed by a gentle climb to the summit.  It is perhaps best known because it is Nepal’s highest trekking peak...

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Three Passes Nepal, Trip 1

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30 June 2014
April 28 to May 23, 2015
Join us for an incredible Himalayan trekking adventure through three different valley systems linked by high passes in Nepal’s Khumbu region on the doorstep to Mount Everest...

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Mountaineering Instruction Course, Trip 8

 Practising ice climbing skills on the Mountaineering Instruction Course  March 30 - April 5, 2015
This course explores safe and successful climbing practices for the high and glaciated mountains of New Zealand. We focus on developing your skills at a pace that suits you and consolidate those skills on nearby peaks...

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Haute Route Ski Tour

 Skiing the Haute Route across the European Alps with Adventure Consultants - our favourite winter trip and ski tour!  © Paolo Pieroni

Haute Route ski tour
© Paolo Pieroni

Skiing the Haute Route across the European Alps with Adventure Consultants - our favourite winter trip and ski tour!

13 February 2013
Dates available mid-March to end of April
The Swiss Haute Route passes through some of the most spectacular scenery in the Western Alps, finishing with a long descent beneath the North Face of the Matterhorn. Skiing rarely gets more scenic than this...

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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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Carstensz - Night flight to Nabire 

  

5 Mar - It was a long night of airports and flying. Seventeen hours after checking out of the Bali Rani we checked into the Nusantara in Nabire...

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Aconcagua 2014/15, Trip 3 - Summit Day Report

  

15 Feb - In the early morning of Friday the 13th the team set off from Camp Cholera at 5.30am in very cold conditions...  

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Kilimanjaro 2015 - Summit Day

  

22 Jan -  The whole team summitted Kilimanjaro today!  They began their climb at midnight and climbed under clear skies and in cool temperatures to reach Stella Point at 7am.  
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South Pole All the Way 2014/15 - At the Pole!

  

19 Jan -  We finally skied into camp at about 6:30 pm and got a warm welcome from the ALE staff at the Pole.  After 1130 km, 57 days of travel and 53 days of skiing,  we have finally made it!

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Vinson Massif 2014/15, Trip 5 - Massive summit day

  

15 Jan - It was 2am when we finally got to bed last night after our massive summit day. Margaret and Mark did a traverse of Vinson in 13 hrs, and Adrian and Gay did the regular route in 15 hrs
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European Alps Winter - taking bookings now

Ski Chamonix
06 July 2014
 

16 Feb - Choose between our Haute Route Ski Tour, Guided Ski Touring, Chamonix or our new Ice Climbing Courses based from Chamonix.

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New Zealand summer...bookings still available for March to April!

 A group of friends share a miracle moment.  © Mark Sedon
Alpine Expedition Course
© Mark Sedon

A group of friends share a miracle moment.

02 July 2014
 

16 Feb - Book your climb, trek or mountaineering course by calling today to speak with our team. We still have some spaces available from late February through to April.

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