Wanaka Mountain Guides

Alpine, Snow and Glacier Trekking

Alpine trekking trips allow ambitious trekkers to explore above the bushline amongst the glaciers of Mount Aspiring National Park. More challenging Multi-day day journeys visit remote wilderness areas requiring good fitness, technical skills, and equipment.

Glacier Trekking

Wanaka Mountain Guides [] Alpine and Glacier Trekking

Isobel Glacier Heli-hike

A glacier trek is the ultimate heli-hiking experience. Check out crevasses and icefalls as you and your guide explore the remote glaciers of Mount Aspiring National Park. Learn how to move through alpine terrain using snowshoes or crampons. Savour the views of high alpine peaks and green valleys.

Wanaka Mountain Guides [] Alpine and Glacier Trekking

Brewster Glacier Trek

The most easily accessible glacier in Mount Aspiring National Park, the Brewster Glacier offers an introductory glacier multi-day trekking expedition with opportunities to camp at alpine lakes and explore the ice features of the glacier. The steep trip up from the Haast highway travels through beech forest and alpine scrub.

Wanaka Moutain Guides [] Overnight Heli-hike

Glacier Camp and Plateau Hut Overnight Heli-hike

Spend the night on the remote glaciers of Mount Aspiring or the Aoraki / Mount Cook National Parks. Staying overnight in the glacier camp or alpine hut gives you the opportunity to witness the mountain panoramas throughout the evening light, sunset, and sunrise. These locations provide amazing star gazing opportunities and maybe even experience the Southern Lights / Aurora Australis.

Wanaka Mountain Guides [] Alpine and Glacier Trekking

Aspiring Glacier Trek

A multi-day glacier trekking expedition exploring glaciers, passes, and valleys of Mount Aspiring National Park. Visit high alpine climbers’ huts and journey through the elevation zones showing the diversity of the region including glacier, sub-alpine scrub, and beech forest.

Alpine Trekking

Wanaka Mountain Guides [] Alpine and Glacier Trekking

Adelaide Cirque Trek

A challenging off-the-beaten track journey through the rugged Darran mountains of Fiordland National Park. Starting in the lower Hollyford valley and taking in Moraine Creek, Lake Adelaide, the infamous Gifford’s Crack, Adelaide Saddle, and Barrier Knob to Gertrude Saddle.

Wanaka Mountain Guides [] Lake Hope Trek

Lake Hope Trek

A seldom traveled route along the tops of the Hector Mountains south from the Remarkables Ski Field. Camping at alpine tarns or at the lake itself and options to scramble over a number of named (and unnamed) peaks along the way including Mt Tuwakaroria (2307m).

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