January has had return client Mic return with his son and his two mates, for a 7 day private alpine instruction course based out of Tasman Saddle Hut, Mt Cook National Park.
December, IFMGA guide Gary Dickson worked with Alpine Guides IFMGA guide Pablo to deliver an Alpine Skills course @ Mt Cook.
Coming up in January, Return client Mick, his son and two mates are arriving to do a 7 day mountaineering course.
Mountain Guide Gary Dickson and his team of three have just returned from a ski tour based out of Tasman saddle Hut at the head of the Tasman Glacier . A week of great weather, good snow and great banter.
Yesterday, Mountain Guide Gary participated in the Wanaka Alpine cliff rescue teams annual prewinter training. Crevasse rescue a particular feature this pre winter and the usual under helicopter human longline rescue technique practice.
Not too much snow back country yet, but getting there and it is cold in the backcountry so that is good. Bring on another good NZ winter hopefully …..
Right now is the perfect time to go on a week long mountaineering trip in the Southern Alps with IFMGA mountain Guide Gary Dickson.
Why not come on down to Wanaka, and lets head over to the West Coast and Climb Mt Lendenfeld, one of NZs 26 3000m peaks or have a week of skills learning to do such an ascent, or a combo?
IFMGA Mountain guide Gary Dickson is just back from running a 7 day Alpine skills mountaineering course for Alpine Guides Aoraki . Tricky weather, but lots of learning of skills and now the 4 participants are ready to head out and apply those mountaineering skills to various mountain adventures….
Coming up for Mountain Guide, Gary Dickson is a 7 day Alpine climbing skills course , based in the Mt Cook alpine climbing region, Southern Alps, New Zealand.
Coming up in December, IFMGA Mountain Guide Gary Dickson will be delivering a classic week long Alpine skills course for Alpine Guides Aoraki. Have a desire to learn from one of New Zealands leading mountaineering instructors?
The 22/23 summer mountaineering season is upon us. Join Gary Dickson, NZ’s leading private instruction specialist for a week of custom learning, coaching and mentorship in NZ’s premier Souther Alps mountain range.
End of the ski field season but the perfect time for alpine ski touring on the high glacier terrain of the Tasman Glacier.
Bernie, Pete and Duncan from Auckland came on down for the classic Southern alps ski touring trip.
The lads enjoyed a tour to straddle the main divide, checked out some ice serac formations and a 10km ski down the Tasman glacier on 10 cm of fresh POW …….