Rock Climbing Mount Somers


Boost your climbing on a 5 Days Mount Somers Rock Climbing Course


Learn how to climb efficiently

Use the most advanced and latest safety techniques

Personal coaching using video camera




Day one Meet at 8am at Lake Tekapo for introductions, trip briefing and gear check. From there we drive to Mount Somers and walk in. In the afternoon start with after settling in and coffee break & briefing, we commence ice climbing instruction at nearby climbing areas..

Day two to day four After breakfast we walk to upper climbing wall of Mount Somers and start on the level where you are at. Climbing lead and toprope, belaying, abseiling, gear placement.

Day six Climb your favourite route, briefing and return to Lake Tekapo.

Fitness prerequisites: A  decent level of physical fitness, stamina and mental fortitude is required.  You must already be a strong climber with solid technical mountaineering skills. A Guided Ascent is not suitable for beginners as the peaks are technically demanding and require a very high level of fitness and experience.

Previous experience: Minimum requirement: best above average fitness, beginner climging level,

Maximum and minimum number of participants: Up to four participants per guide Minimum 2 participants.

Bad weather itinerary: In the event of bad weather (or any other unforseen events) that requires a change of course location, additional costs   (eg. transport) may be incurred. Any alteration to the schedule and/or costs will be  discussed with participants before being finalised.

Program Details: The Mount Somers rock climbing course are run on demand from October to April, please refer to the course pages for pricing. Or contact us if you would like more information or to book a course.

Course prices: prices in NZD for a 5 day course (note: course duration can be flexible ie. more or less days)

  • $2390 for 1pp ( min 2 participants)


Included In Fee

  • All Guides fees & expenses
  • Return transport to course location from Lake Tekapo
  • Hut fees (bed)
  • Hire of technical gear (harness, helmet, cams, rope, quick draws)
  • Breakfast, lunch, dinner & snacks

Not Included In Fee:

  • Accommodation before & after course
  • Personal clothing/equipment (we can give you a list of recommended items to bring)


Accommodation: During the course we will be staying at the Pinnacle Hut. Your fee covers overnight stay in bunk style dormitory. Please contact us for further information or to make a booking.