Alpine Guides Trip Information Area

Here you'll find the details you need for your Alpine Guides mountain trip. Information includes climbing equipment lists, travel to Mt Cook, fitness, difficulty, accommodation, equipment choice, and NZ climbing grades.

Detailed Trip Information

Complete and detailed info for your Alpine Guides trip. Every mountain program we run has a detailed set of notes and equipment list ›

Pre-trip Information | Prepare for your trip

Read before your trip. Info on travel to Mt Cook, fitness, accommodation, and more ›

Guide to Equipment and Clothing | Gear for NZ mountaineering 

Do you have the right gear? Check our guide to select the right technical equipment, clothing, and accessories - specific to New Zealand conditions ›

Equipment & Clothing Check-lists

The gear list for your Alpine Guides course or guided trip is here ›

Trip Difficulty Rating System

How hard is the TMC compared with climbing Mt Cook? Find the answer here ›

How to use the Information Area

1. Read the specific detailed notes for your Alpine Guides trip ›

2. Check the the Pre-Trip Information area to answer any questions

3. For questions about your personal gear check the Equipment and Clothing guide ›