You are invited to a free evening seminar on essential skills and know-how to make the transition from peakbagging and backpacking to mountaineering. Join us for a multi-media presentation with photos and commentary, gear, Q [More]
Cutting-edge climbers have turned away from Everest and the 8,000-meter trophy peaks in search of virgin terrain. It’s not the height of a peak; it’s the sheer difficulty. It’s jokingly referred to as “Disaster Style” [More]
A week long Introduction to Mountaineering Course held by Alpine Recreation in the Mount Cook National Park in November 2012. A great challenge and fantastic time had by all!
When trekking across glaciers, high mountain passes and other areas featuring potentially dangerous snow and ice, it is vital to possess an ice axe. There are numerous types of ice axe from those suited to [More]