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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 here

This is the best time to develop your water ice skills, or experience the fantastic touring available for skiers and back country snowboarders.

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 ›




HeliCamp - 4 days

Helicamp ski and snowboard backcountry touring.

Our unique Helicamp is light-weight spring ski and snowboard touring through our Wilderness Heliski terrain.


Fly-in and fly out -leave the rope behind to travel light and fast on the quest for the best lines in the Southern Alps.

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 ›