Mal Haskins Mal is a professionally qualified IFMGA / NZMGA  mountain and ski  guide in the Southern Alps of New Zealand and internationally.  Besides managing his own guiding company he works for Alpine Guides – based in Aoraki Mt Cook in both summer and winter. Mal is an experienced Himalayan Guide and Mountaineer with multiple […]

Ski Touring, Winter

[siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Slider_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] BACKCOUNTRY GUIDING Ski Touring Avalanche courses Ski Mountaineering NEW ZEALAND SKI TOURING AND MOUNTAINEERING Vertical Resources run professionally guided backcountry skiing, ski mountaineering & ski touring trips in Wanaka / Queenstown region as well as Mt Cook , Mt Aspiring, Westland National Parks Ski Touring in NZ normally starts around the beginning of […]

Expeditions, TRIPS

Whether you’re an experienced mountaineer who has had years of practice conquering peaks and looking to branch out into longer, higher trips – or a beginner looking to take your climbing up a notch to explore the peaks of the world we can provide you with the logistics, experience and passion to help you achieve your goals.

Mountaineering courses in New Zealands Southern Alps.  Depending on your previous experience and learning objectives we can tailor a Private Instruction course to suit your specific needs or you can jump onto a scheduled course. Mal works with Alpine Guides who have a range of courses and programs suitable for all levels of experience. Courses […]