Queenstown Mountain Guides 5 day helicopter accessed ice climbing course is located at the premier New Zealand ice climbing area – Wye Creek in the Remarkables Mountain Range, Queenstown. The 5 day Ice Climbing Course focuses on developing modern ice climbing technique, safe practices, and lead climbing skills. By the end of the course you will have the skills to safely independently ice climb in New Zealand or at other ice climbing areas throughout the world.
The Grand Traverse of Single and Double Cone is one of the most classic single day alpine routes in New Zealand climbing. The steep, exposed and sustained ridge line provides excellent rock climbing on with incredible views 2000m down the west face of the Remarkables to Lake Wakatipu and Queenstown. The eastern side of the ridge line is almost as spectacular as you climb high above Lake Alta.
Single Cone is a classic Queenstown climbing experience. The guided Single Cone climb by the standard south ridge is suitable for first time climbers wanting to experience an exhilarating day of climbing and experience the incredible views from the summit of the Remarkables.