Courses

This is where alpine snow and ice clmbing starts....but just because this is a course does not mean you won't be pushed to your limit.  No matter what your background is, before you tackle the really big mountains you need time on REAL alpine terrain. Our all our climbing courses you will be climbing routes and peaks that will challenge you both pysically and mentally. Let our international mountain guides show you how safely begin your alpine climbing  career.

We are perfectly positioned to go where the snow and weather conditions are best, whether it is the magnificent West Coast Glaciers or the mighty Tasman, or our own backyard in the Mt Aspiring National Park - Wanaka is the ideal location to begin your mountain adventure.  

Mountaineering Skills Course

Mountaineering Skills Course

Big Challenges – Big Rewards – Supportive EnvironmentThis is an intensive 7-day mountaineering course with comprehensive instruction in all facets of alpine climbing...

7DAYS
1:4PEOPLE
NOV - APRPERIOD
From $2740PER PERSON
Hut ACCOMMODATION
Mt Aspiring Expedition Course

Mt Aspiring Expedition Course

This course is designed for budding climbing partners to learn to work together under the tutelage of a professional guide/ instructor. The course is run on the slopes and glaci...

8DAYS
1:2PEOPLE
OCT - JUNEPERIOD
From $4350PER PERSON
Helicopter ACCESS IN
Walk ACCESS OUT
Advanced Mountaineering Course

Advanced Mountaineering Course

This course is for climbers with previous experience who want to concentrate on more advanced skills.  The course is based from Pioneer Hut because of the close proximity t...

8DAYS
1:3PEOPLE
OCT - JANPERIOD
From $3250PER PERSON
Hut ACCOMMODATION
Private Instruction Course

Private Instruction Course

Our Private Instruction Courses are ideal for a group looking for an introduction to mountaineering or to further developing their alpine climbing techniques. Essentially you no...

5DAYS
1:4PEOPLE
OCT - JUNEPERIOD
From $2250PER PERSON
Hut ACCOMMODATION
Rock Climbing Courses

Rock Climbing Courses

Wanaka has a variety of beautiful locations for rock climbing suitable for anyone from beginners to experts.  The area boasts thousands of single and multi-pitch,...

1DAYS
1:4PEOPLE
JAN - JANPERIOD
From $260PER PERSON
Walk ACCESS IN
Walk ACCESS OUT
Winter Ice Climbing

Winter Ice Climbing

Sport climbing on ice! Whether you are already a strong rock climber and want to transition to this new medium, a mountaineer who wants to get more experience on steeper ice, or...

4DAYS
1:4PEOPLE
JUNE - AUGPERIOD
From $2150PER PERSON
Helicopter ACCESS IN
Helicopter ACCESS OUT
Winter Alpine Mountaineering

Winter Alpine Mountaineering

Winter in the Southern Lakes of New Zealand provides unique access to the snow, rock and ice of the alpine environment. Whether you have no mountaineering experience or want to ...

4DAYS
1:4PEOPLE
JUNE - SEPTPERIOD
From $1495PER PERSON
Walk ACCESS IN
Walk ACCESS OUT
Backcountry Avalanche Course

Backcountry Avalanche Course

For climbers and hikers - a NZ Mountain Safety Council (MSC) accredited courseRecognized by the New Zealand Mountain Safety Council, this Backcountry Avalanche Course is designe...

4DAYS
1:6PEOPLE
JULY - SEPTPERIOD
From $995PER PERSON
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