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Aoraki / Mt Cook

25 Oct
climbing through a very iced up section of Aoraki Mt cooks summit rocks

Aoraki – Mt Cook Height : 3756m Average Climbing Time : 17 hours from Plateau Hut Crux : The Summit Rocks  Allow 6 days for variable weather. Summer Guiding NZ / Antarctica and Nepal 2017 – Back in NZ … Briefly!With NZ currently in the grip of a strong disturbed westerly flow its feeling good […]

Technical Mountaineering Courses

25 Oct

The Alpine Guides Technical Mountaineering Course (TMC) is an intensive introduction to alpine climbing in glaciated terrain. Spanning 9 days the TMC will kick-start your mountaineering exploits. Your Introduction to Technical Alpine Climbing The TMC provides a solid grounding in all alpine mountaineering skills. Previous alpine (snow & ice) climbing experience is not required. You […]

Jeep is coming!

17 Sep

Leaving Kathmandu -Enroute to Arughat Now that Ben and Sophie #2 have joined us we were keen to get on the road. Ben landed yesterday and, after the fastest shopping quest in the history of mountaineering, he was kitted out with millet 8000 metre boots, down suit, 2 new sleeping bags, crampons, harness, soft shell […]

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