Get to climb Mitre Peak (1692 m) alongside one of our IFMGA certified mountain guides, on this 5-day exciting ascent on the shore of the beautiful Milford Sound fiord.
Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr
If you ask about iconic peaks to climb in New Zealand, Mitre Peak (1692 m) will probably be one of the firsts to be mentioned. This pointy mountain is difficult to climb but it is worth your effort, because of its unbelievable scenery on the very shore of the Milford Sound fiord.
That is why I designed the ideal program for you, if you have some climbing experience and you are in good physical condition. It will take us 5 days to complete it, starting at our meeting point in Wanaka.
You will have it all: climbing several routes on the Shotwell slabs or making an ascent on the rock step of Talbot’s Ladder, on Mt McPherson. Kayaking Milford Sound across the Sinbad beach or catching a short helicopter flight before embarking on our true adventure: climbing Mitre Peak through scrambling and while enjoying the breathtaking scenery of the area.
If you are up for an unforgettable journey, I am waiting for your request. Sign up now, and get to climb an iconic spot in New Zealand: Mitre Peak.
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You will meet me at the AC office in Wanaka. We will pack our gear and drive to Homer tunnel. We will overnight at Homer hut.
We will have the chance to climb multi pitch routes on the Shotwell slabs or make an ascent of Talbot’s Ladder on Mt McPherson. Then, we will return to Homer hut.
After a 20-minute drive to Milford Sound, we will be able to kayak, if conditions are good. Otherwise, we can catch a quick helicopter flight. Then, we will climb up to our camp site.
We will start early, scrambling our way up to the summit of Mitre Peak, and will return to camp.
We will paddle or fly back to Milford, and drive back to Wanaka.
Homer Hut and camping site
The nature of the New Zealand' mountains dictates that we utilize helicopters or ski-planes when accessing the backcountry. This saves days of heavy load-carrying and allows us to concentrate on the climbing objective whilst making the best use of fine weather days.
Wanaka, New Zealand
We are a group of 46 certified mountain guides, guiding during the winter and summer, in New Zealand but also all around the world. Our organisation is affiliated to the New Zealand Mountain Guides Association (NZMGA), New
Zealand Alpine Club (NZAC) and a corporate member of the American Alpine Club (AAC).
We perform to IFMGA/UIAGM standards and are world leaders in high altitude guiding.
We organise large expeditions, trekking and skiing trips. We also have a climbing school.
Please don't hesitate to contact us if you would like to have more information and details about our mountain guides organisation and the guiding trip we do.
Great trip to Gillespie Pass! The organisation was great, and in particular my guide Cameron was really professional and very well prepared, and we had a lot of fun on some spectacular hikes and chilling out afterwards at the excellent huts. An absolute highlight of my New Zealand trip!
Group of 1
|NZD 6495 Each|
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- Guiding fee
- Accommodation included
- Transportation start and back
- Transport during the trip
- Permit and entrance fees
The price also includes the Department of Conservation concession fees (37125-GUI), 15% New Zealand Goods and Services Tax, and aircraft access and egress.
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