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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, Trip 1

Aconcagua showing the Polish Glacier

Aconcagua showing the Polish Glacier
15 July 2004
November 29 to December 1, 2014
An ascent of this eminent Andean Peak, and one of the coveted Seven Summits, is ideal for those wishing to experience high altitude expedition mountaineering and is often undertaken as a preparation climb for the big mountains in the Himalaya.

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Climb Kilimanjaro

Kilimanjaro Summit 2014
13 October 2014
January 4 to 16, 2015
Trek to the highest point in Africa (and highest freestanding mountain in the world) which can be reached by several easy to moderate routes.  Travel, climb and safari all in only two weeks...

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Mountaineering Instruction Course, NZ

 Practising ice climbing skills on the Mountaineering Instruction Course  Dates available late Oct to early Apr

This 7 day course is designed to navigate your way towards safe and successful climbing practices for the high and glaciated mountains of New Zealand.

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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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Ama Dablam 2014 - Summit Plan

Ama Dablam 2014 - Mary and Fiona above Camp 1
30 October 2014
29 October 2014

29 Oct - We now have a summit plan. We will rest again tomorrow, then head to Camp 2 for a night...


Island Peak/Khumbu Trek 2014 - Ascent of Chhukung Ri

Island Peak 2014 - Chhukung Ri 4
30 October 2014
29 October 2014

29 Oct - Today the whole group made the ascent of Chhukung Ri.  The views took our breath away...


European Alps Winter - taking bookings now

Ski Chamonix
06 July 2014

13 Oct - 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...filling up quickly!

 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

13 Oct - Don't wait too long to book your climb, trek or mountaineering course, the New Zealand summer season is filling up fast

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