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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.

Winter is coming...

The winter climbing/touring season is almost here. This is the best time to develop your water ice skills, or experience

Alpine Ski Touring - New for winter 2014

Individuals can now join on our Alpine Tours running to set dates through winter and spring.

These tours are based from high-alpine huts above the mighty glaciers of the Mt Cook and Westland region. Fly in, spend the week touring, and fly out ›

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 ›


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Alpine Ski Touring - 5 days

Winter courses and guiding.

Explore the vast glaciated wilderness of Aoraki Mount Cook and Westland on our 5-day ski tours.


Our hut-based tours fly in and out of the mountains, so you don't miss any little luxuries...

Read more here ›


Winter Courses, Guiding, & Ski Touring

Winter courses and guiding.

Winter (July-October) is the time for specialists. Learn to ice climb, avalanche safety skills, or explore the mountains on skis, snowshoes or snowboard...

Winter Mountaineering Courses ›

Winter Mountain Guiding ›

Ski Touring ›

Helicamp ›


Mountaineering - Summer 2014/15

Summer mounatin guiding

Tackle NZ's highest peaks with our expert mountain guides, or develop your skills on our instruction program.


Instruction Courses ›

Mountain Guiding Options ›

New Zealand Expeditions ›