Walk on the Wild Side
The ultimate alpine adventure
Explore New Zealand’s unique and exquisite alpine wonderland with a mountain guide from Adventure Consultants. Wanaka based mountain guiding outfitter Adventure Consultants have been established for over 25 years and have a passion for the high country alpine areas of the Southern Alps and the ‘o the beaten track’ style of trip.
Mountain guiding in New Zealand has a long and established history with the irst guided ascents of the high peaks in Mount Cook National Park, New Zealand’s highest peak, occurring in the early 1880s. Nowadays mountain guides in New Zealand are certi ied by the New Zealand Mountain Guides Association and have an international qualification—IFMGA Mountain and Ski Guide (International Federation of Mountain Guides Association).
Winter pursuits on o er include journeys on skis into the back country, which is called ski touring and is available for intermediate through to advanced skiers and snowboarders. Options from day trips through to several days spent in a high alpine hut with acres of open snowy space to enjoy without the crowds that a ski resort has.
Ice climbing on frozen waterfalls near to Queenstown sees clients of Adventure Consultants tackling the ultimate vertical winter adventure! Adventure Consultants operate 5 day Ice Climbing Courses and private guiding ice climbing experiences from their winter expedition camp in Wye Creek with helicopter access included.
In summer the mountain adventure options are endless—from learning to climb on a mountaineering course through to scaling the highest peaks in the Southern Alps or trekking along ridgelines in the National Parks above the glaciers with views out to the ocean. Contact the mountain adventure specialists at Adventure Consultants for your ultimate high alpine adventure.