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Adventures in the Vertical World Expeditions - Ascents - Instruction - Ski Guiding


Expeditions can be a hard but rewarding experience.  We  bring together like-minded individuals to create a strong team to give us the maximum chance of success on our peaks. Click for more info

Ascents Progams

Ascents of Mt Cook, Mt Aspiring, Mt Tasman or an individualized program just for you.  We operate in the Southern Alps of New Zealand   Give us a call or click on the link for more info

Alpine Instruction


Mountaineering, Rock Climbing and Ski touring Instruction Courses to suit your specific needs whether it is a 8 - 10 day program or just simply a 3 day tune up, we've got you covered.  Click for more info

Ski Guiding

Ski Touring, Ski Mountaineering, Courses or Heliski Guiding - we can help you achieve your goals of having FUN.  Click on the link for ore info

Avalanche Education

It's not much use going out into the backcountry if you can't read the terrain.  Come and learn the ins and outs of Avalanche Safety. Details coming soon


Come out and find some of Wanaka's best untracked terrain!  Winter Heliskiing in Wanaka from Late July - October Check Back for more info

Latest Posts

Antarctic Peninsula – March 3rd to 17th

06 Mar
collage antarctica

Its time for the final Journey for the 2016/17 season to the Antarctic Peninsula to start again.  I’m currently sitting back in Hotel Rosa de Los Vientos waiting for the MV PLANCIUS to arrive tonight / tomorrow. The remainder of the expedition staff arrive tonight and we will board early in the morning to get […]

New Year’s Day – Jabet Peak

03 Jan

We seem to be in the middle of an incredible spell of fine calm and clear weather. The seas have been glassy with essentially no wind and clear over night ( not much ‘night’ though ) gave us a great freeze We were able to get a small team teasingly close to the summit of […]

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