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The New Zealand Mountaineering course is a 6 day technical climbing course designed to give you the skills to safely climb on glaciated mountains in New Zealand and around the world.

The 6 day course is based from a high mountain hut on a glacier in the Mt Cook National Park.

On this course you will learn the following mountaineering and climbing skills:

  • Climbing knots
  • Ice axe use & climbing techniques
  • Glacier travel
  • Cramponing technique on easy, moderate, and steep terrain
  • Self arresting
  • Belaying
  • Use of a climbing rope on snow, ice, rock, and alpine ridge lines
  • Crevasse rescue
  • Rock climbing
  • Ice climbing
  • Decision making and judgment
  • Weather analysis
  • Map & compass use & route finding
  • Snow anchors
  • Rock anchors

As part of the course we will focus on climbing mountains to learn skills. Possible ascents will include:

  • Hochsetter Dome 
  • Mt Aylmer
  • Mt Abel
  • Glacier peak
  • Grey Peak
  • Mt Lendenfeild
  • Mt Aurora
  • Chancellor Dome
  • Anzac Peak
  • Glacier Dome Ridge Traverse
Contact Us
Company: Queenstown Mountain Guides
Tel: 034423462
Email: contact@queenstownmountainguides.co.nz
Web: Visit Website

  • Physical Address

    Unit 403, Marina Apartments

    Queenstown, 9300


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    • Price: $3,195

    • Months of Operation: Jan - Dec

    • Hours: 24 hours, 7 days a week

    • Group Reservation Email: contact@queenstownmountainguides.co.nz

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