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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

Vinson Massif, Trip 3

 Vinson Expedition Team headed to summit - Jan 2012

Vinson Massif Trip #4 Jan 2012

Vinson Expedition Team headed to summit - Jan 2012

11 July 2013
December 16 to 30, 2014

Experience the unbelievable vastness of the Antarctic interior on the most pristine and remote of the Seven Summits. We pioneered guided ascents of Vinson Massif in 1990 and have been operating successful trips to the mountain ever since.

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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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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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Latest News

South Pole All the Way 2014 - To Camp 3 in a whiteout

Sastrugis - stock photo
27 November 2014
 

27 Nov - After a 14km ski, in complete whiteout, we have arrived at Camp 3...

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Carstensz Pyramid 2014 - Summit Reached!

Carstensz 2014 Summit
10 November 2014
 

15 Nov - After a successful summit the team are all safely home and planning their next adventures...

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Ama Dablam 2014 - Summit Success!

 Summit team and view of Everest & Lhotse
Ama Dablam 2014 - Summit Success

Summit team and view of Everest & Lhotse

03 November 2014
02 November 2014
 

4 Nov - Our summit day was long, clear, windy and cold, but equally exhilarating...

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European Alps Winter - taking bookings now

Ski Chamonix
06 July 2014
 

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

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NZ summer...bookings still available for January to March!

 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
 

25 Nov - Book your climb, trek or mountaineering course, soon. We're filling up quickly but still have spaces available from January to March.

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