Alpine Guides (Aoraki) Ltd is New Zealand's longest established mountain guiding company.

All our ski guides are professionals - either trained and certified to international standards though the NZMGA* training program, or meet the requirements of the NZ Heli Operators Group .

Alpine Guides (aka AGL) began in 1966 as 'Alpine Instruction Ltd', where the main business was running climbing instruction courses out of Ball Hut.

Ski Touring, Instruction, Guided Climbing, Heli-skiing, Heli Hiking, and more

AGL offers year-round mountain adventures, at Mount Cook and beyond...


Our Guides

Our crew represents decades of winter experience, in New Zealand and worldwide. We are fortunate to have a talented group, employed for their personalities and temperament, as much as their guiding credentials.