Aspiring Guides

Aspiring Guides


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For over 20 years, Aspiring Guides has offered personalised classic ascents, mountaineering instruction, 7 summits, high altitude expeditions, alpine rock programs, private guiding, backcountry ski/board touring, ice climbing and wilderness trekking. Run by professional and fully qualified mountain and ski guides, we are the professionals for guiding in New Zealand.

Wild Walks by Aspiring Guides offers guided hiking trips to some of NZ's most remote wilderness areas. Challenge yourself on NZ's hardest guided treks or choose a more laid back option or family hiking experience. Take the road less traveled. We guide only small groups (max 5) on our New Zealand hiking adventures. From tough treks to easy walks, we provide a true wilderness experience. Explore Rabbit Pass, Gillespie Pass, Cascade Saddle, Glacier Trekking and Winter Snow Shoeing. From 2-8 nights, expert to beginner.


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South IslandWanaka RegionWanaka Township


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steph_m's avatar


United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

We went on the first Pisa range ski touring trip last year, and had an amazing time. 3 days of ski touring - learning the basics of how to move, use of equipment, some basics of safety. This is a beautiful area near Wanaka that not many get to see. And i really enjoyed staying in the hut! Thanks

Reviewed about 12 years ago and experienced in June 2009