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Days: 4 days
Start/Finish: Wanaka
Accommodation: Backcountry Huts
Grade: E (Technical climbing. Good level of fitness is required. Good hill walking is essential, you will not need to carry a heavy pack.)
Departs: July
Price: NZD $2,690.00
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From late June through early August the hut at Black Peak, Wanaka, offers some of the most quickly & easily accessible frozen waterfall ice climbing in New Zealand. The ice-climbing site at Black Peak is not easily accessible by the general public which means you can enjoy your ice-climbing without competing for space on a route. Each evening return to our cosy private hut, at 1800m on the mid-reaches of Black Peak (2283m). No tenting! Snuggle up into a warm bunk at the end of the day. 

Whether you are already a strong rock climber and want to transition to this new medium, a mountaineer who wants to get more experience on steeper ice, or you are a fit adventurous novice who is enthusiastic about learning a new skill, then our ice climbing course is for you!