Haupapa/Tasman Glacier Ice Climbing Mount Cook
Feeling adventurous? Come ice climbing in New Zealand’s big alpine environment!
A thrilling scenic helicopter flight takes you up the Tasman Valley to the best ice climbing location. Take in awe-inspiring views of the home of New Zealand’s big alpine scenery, watch for the Haupapa/Tasman glacier lake and marvel at the spectacular Hochstetter Icefall.
Our expert guides will quickly teach you how to master basic crampon and ice axe techniques. Using ice tools and the front points of your crampons, you climb vertical and at times, overhanging ice walls and pinnacles, or maybe you’ll climb into a crevasse; you are always safely secured by a top rope attached to your harness.
On this trip you receive personalized ice climbing instruction. Our ice-climbing guides receive special training to ensure they teach skills in the correct order so you advance quickly.
Come on an adventure you will never forget!
12 min each way (approx)
1300 meters (approx)
all year round
Adult NZ$749.00 (GST inc.)
Child Age Minimum age is 13 years (An adult must accompany young people 13-16 years)
Cost includes two scenic flights, guide, specialised mountaineering boots, climbing boots, socks, gators, crampons, ice axes, technical gear, walking poles, jacket and over-trousers, gloves, special backpacks