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Introductory Climbing Course

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19 Dec 2016
“Incredible Experience and Guide on Ball Pass Crossing”
14 Feb 2013
“Fantastic Experience!”
Stay at our private Caroline Hut at 1800m in Mount Cook National Park, enjoying the views of the mighty Caroline Face of Mount Cook, the Tasman Glacier and all its surrounding peaks, New Zealand's highest mountains. Learn the skills of...more
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Caroline Hut, Ball Ridge | Mount Cook National Park, Mt. Cook Village, Aoraki Mount Cook National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7999, New Zealand
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Reviewed 19 December 2016

My guide Ewan did an amazing job guiding me on this trip in some challenging conditions (snow and strong winds). When it was sunny, we were quick to get out and take advantage of the conditions and getting close to the pass. Then a storm...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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AlpineRecreation, Owner at Introductory Climbing Course, responded to this reviewResponded 21 December 2016

Thank you for taking the time to write this review. You did indeed experience some challenging weather conditions, when it is supposed to be summer! However, I'm pleased you were able to experience the majesty of Aoraki/Mt Cook in both sunny and stormy conditions. It...More

Reviewed 14 February 2013

Alpine Recreations Introductory Climbing Course is the perfect introduction to mountaineering for beginners. We spent 6 days at their privately owned 'Caroline Hut' in Mt Cook National Park. The hut overlooks the mighty Caroline Face of Mt Cook, a stunning sight as we set off...More

Date of experience: March 2012
1  Thank TraceyLakeTekapo
ABELakeTekapo, Owner at Introductory Climbing Course, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2013

Really pleased that you enjoyed the courses, Tracey, and found them fun and worthwhile for all the things you learned about being safe in the mountains. Many thanks for taking the time to give us this feedback. We hope you can join us for another...More

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