Alpine Guides Base in Mount Cook

Alpine Guides is based year-round in Aoraki Mount Cook National Park. We also operate from the Methven Heliskiing office June-October.

Support in the mountains

Our base team of experienced staff offers unparalleled logistical support for our guided parties. We have a VHF/FM radio system for flight coordination, weather forecasting, and assisting DOC's Search and Rescue team. Our radio system is backed up with satellite phones, InReach devices and personal locator beacons.

Facilities in Mt Cook

In Mount Cook village we have sheltered rope-work facilities, gear/lecture room, and a rock wall. Sebastopol Bluffs multi-pitch climbing area is 2 minutes drive from our base. At our base building we have free Wi-Fi available to all Alpine Guides guests.

Rental Equipment and Retail

We supply a range of rental mountaineering equipment for the general public, and have a small retail area. We stock some outdoor clothing and many essential items that you may forget to pack - like sunscreen, sunglasses, socks, camping gas, and fuel for stoves.