Alpine Guides

Alpine Guides

Alpine Guides IFMGA/NZMGA mountain guides are based year-round in Aoraki Mount Cook National Park. We offer unparalleled access to the fantastic mountain playground of the Southern Alps.

Since 1966 we have delivered professionally guided climbing, instruction courses and ski touring from Mount Cook to Mount Aspiring and the Arrowsmiths, to the Westland glaciers, and the fantastic granite peaks of Fiordland.

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Alpine Trekking

Ball Pass Crossing (Photo: Alpine Recreation)

Glacier Guiding

Exploring the Tasman Glacier (Photo: Mt. Cook Glacier Guiding)

Ice Climbing

Ice Climbing at Ailsa Stream (Photo: Gavin Lang)


Mt. Aspiring (Photo: Gavin Lang)

Rock Climbing

Climbing at Mt. Somers (Photo: Gavin Lang)

Ski Touring

Ski Touring on the Mannering Glacier (Photo: Alpine Recreation)