About Mal Haskins

Hi - My name is Mal Haskins - I'm a New Zealand based IFMGA / NZMGA International Ski and Mountain Guide

Expedition Prep – Kathmandu

Posted by Cholaste 2016, Expeditions

Busy Times in Kathmandu! Getting ready for an expedition is always different from trip to trip. This time is no exception! Landing in Kathmandu just prior to one of the largest festivals can present interesting challenges. Right now Dashain is in full swing – this means that for the last few days the roads were […]

Expedition Training Course #1 2015 – 2016

Posted by Blog

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 […]