Vertical Resources

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

precarious tents  - camp 1


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
John on the summit of Laymer with Hochstetter and Eli De-Beaumont behind

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

Expedition Training Course #1 2015 – 2016

12 Dec

The Expedition training course that we run at ALPINE GUIDES is designed around basecamping, expedition style skills, footwork, camp management and rope skills as well as trying to get in as much movement as possible. However when the weather doesn’t play ball we often have to retreat back to huts in the Mt Cook National […]