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 almost 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 looking good now the weather is settling down. We have guides free from mid-January and spaces on courses through to the end of the season. Drop us a message if you are keen to get into the mountains ›
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 ›
Our 6-day introduction to mountaineering covers all the basics.
Gain new skills and independence for your future mountain adventures.
Based at Mount Cook, all technical gear is provided free of charge.