Alpinism & Ski, mountain guiding with Gary Dickson

Alpinism & Ski Wanaka for Southern Alps adventures: ski touring Sept-Nov) and mountaineering (Nov-April). Spend a week on NZ glaciers, ski touring, alpine climbing, learning technical skills with an expert instructor; tailor made Alpinism for YOU.


$880.00 - $5650.00
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Alpinism & Ski Wanaka offer 5-7 day ski touring/snow board adventures with IFMGA/NZMGA mountain guide Gary Dickson. (since Oct. 2015 via Alpine Guides Cook)
Enjoy your winter fitness in alpine wilderness of NZ; based at a high mountain hut in either Mount Cook/Aoraki or Westland National Park, tour with skis/split snowboard around vast glacial terrain with hundreds of meters of snow base. Ski off the Main Divide down massive non-crowded slopes and bowls with only a light pack on – the ultimate experience: are you ready for it?
Avalanche courses, special training also available.
Summer mountaineering with an instructional bent, learn/improve your alpine climbing skills (Nov-April).

Max ratio 1:4, alone or with your team of mates, private &

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Physical address

11 Rimu Lane, Wanaka town, New Zealand.

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $880.00 - $5650.00
Other charges:
flights in and out of the mountains as well as rental equipment if needed
Further pricing information:
It is good to have a certain flexibility: 1-2 days up your sleeves before and after trip dates for potential weather days as well as location, so as to maximize time and enjoyment considering weather and conditions. As from October 2015, Gary Dickson is Alpinism & Ski's only mountain guide, IFMGA/NZMGA expert. All trips run by him will be under Alpine Guides Mount Cook's (AGL) system of concessions and safety management. All payments will go to AGL directly after initial reservation
Cancellation policy:
Provided upon confirmation of booking with AGL

Facilities and Features

Proximity to airport:
Wanaka 10 min. / Queenstown 1 hr / CHCH approx. 5.5-6 hrs
Proximity to coach terminal:
Wanaka town 2.5 km
Proximity to town:
30-45 min on foot, a couple of min. by car

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Opening times

Months of operation:
Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

Language support

  Written Spoken
French YES YES
German YES YES

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