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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

Carstensz Pyramid, Trip 2

 Carstensz Pyramid is the highest peak in Australasia.


Carstensz Pyramid is the highest peak in Australasia.

08 November 2013
February 28 - March 14, 2015
Possibly the most exotic mountaineering location on earth, Carstensz Pyramid in Western Papua is a large limestone escarpment jutting out of the rainforest. Coveted as the highest peak in Australasia, Carstensz Pyramid is the most remote of the Seven Summits.

LAST MINUTE OFFER: We have 2 spaces available on a fast fly in / fly out Carstensz Pyramid expedition running March 2-13, 2015 at a special rate of US$35,000 per person. 

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Three Passes Nepal, Trip 1

Three Passes Nepal Trek - search.jpg
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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Chamonix-Cogne Ice Climbing Week

 2015 Dates:
CICW 2:  Jan 11 - 17
CICW 3:  Jan 18 - 24
CICW 4:  Jan 25 - 31
CICW 5:  Feb 1 - 7
CICW 6:  Feb 8 - 14
CICW 7:  Feb 15 - 21
CICW 8:  Feb 22 - 28

Our week long course is designed to enable you to develop good basic skills from which to launch your ice climbing obsession, should you so wish!

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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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Latest News

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

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.  

Aconcagua 2014/15, Trip 2 - Summit Success


15 Jan - Leah, Leo and Aparna started Summit day at 4:00 am and after a climb in windy but otherwise perfect conditions reached the summit...


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!


European Alps Winter - taking bookings now

Ski Chamonix
06 July 2014

5 Jan - 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 January 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

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

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