Alpine Guides, Mt Cook New Zealand
Alpine Guides professional IFMGA/NZMGA mountain guides are based year-round in Aoraki Mount Cook National Park, and work throughout the Southern Alps.
Summer climbing season is here
In New Zealand summer is the best time of year to learn the basics of alpine mountaineering, or climb one of NZ's highest peaks - Mount Cook, Mt Aspiring, Malte Brun - or your "significant other" objective.
January and February 2015
Conditions are still great, and the settled weather continues... This is a great time to start thinking about alpine rock and major peaks like Malte Brun, which are now in perfect shape.
Winter 2015 ski touring, courses, and guiding
Our winter program has been updated with new slants to some of our regular options. Take a look at what's on offer ›
Guiding the Southern Alps Since 1966
Alpine Guides (a.k.a. AGL) is New Zealand's longest established mountain guiding company. The reasons: professional guides, reliability, location, and a dedication to safety. Discover the Alpine Guides difference ›
Buy our Technical Mountaineering Manual
Revised and updated in 2014. Our professionally bound 92 page book is your essential reference for mountaineering
Our 6-day big-mountain ski descent program. July - September.
Fly deep into the vast, glaciated terrain of Mount Cook National Park for a week of unforgettable ski lines.
Join a scheduled group, or arrange a private trip tailored to your team.