Aspiring Guides - Mountain Foundations

The only mountaineering program of its type in New Zealand, this 1-4 week course is almost entirely a hands-on technical mountain skills course, with the majority of time spent outdoors. It's the perfect option for a semester or career break!

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The Aspiring Guides Mountain Foundations course covers the most important outdoor leadership and technical skills required to travel safely and confidently in the mountains. These skills are introduced in a progression from basic rock climbing and hiking techniques to intermediate and advanced techniques for mountaineering and alpine climbing.

  • Week 1: Rock climbing
  • Week 2: Winter backcountry skills
  • Week 3: Multi-pitch climbing & rope rescue
  • Week 4: Winter mountaineering, ice & mixed climbing

With the choice of joining any combination of 1, 2, 3, or all 4 weeks, this course will lay a solid foundation for future mountaineering pursuits.

Physical Address

58 McDougall Street, Wanaka, New Zealand

Pricing

$1300.00 to $8500.00

Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00AM – 5:30PM
Saturday 9:00AM – 5:30PM
Sunday 9:00AM – 5:30PM
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