Independent Mountain Guides

Queenstown, South Island, New Zealand

Mountaineering Trips | Snow Shoeing Guided TripsBack Country Ski & Snowboarding Touring

Welcome to the web site of Independent Mountain Guides Ltd. We are based in Queenstown, New Zealand.

Please feel free to contact us for more information on specific trips, topics and adventures.

Mt Earnslaw Guided Mountaineering Trip

Guided Mountaineering trips for climbing Mount Earnslaw
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Guided Snow Shoeing Trips

Half day Snow Shoeing trips. A great way to be introduced to Snowshoeing. Suitable for a family, or a group of couples and friends that would like a short foray into the mountains near Queenstown
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Back Country Ski Touring & Snowboarding Trips

These are special day trips spent in the back country of the Queenstown mountains. A qualified ski/snowboard backcountry expert will access the right terrain for you and your group from a range of choices to provide the best snow conditions available. 
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Mountaincraft Courses

Safety in the Mountains in paramount. If you intend to go backcountry touring you need to learn an Avalanche Safety Course. Learn about decisive decision making, the systematic approach, the use of avalanche transceivers.
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Mountaineering

Take a Half to Full Day Guided Mountaineering Excursions to experience the majestic beauty of the Southern Alps
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One Day Avalanche Course

New for winter 2013! 
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IMG Blog - Latest News

Kids Snowshoe is Go! 15 June 2013

Kids snowshoe trips are go! Check out the latest, with a frozen and snow covered trip up to Lake Alta. Winter 2013 is cranking and there are good times to be had in our alpine environments. Contact IMG for the next snowshoe adventure :) 
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Latest Single Cone Trip 18 May 2013

Chris Prudden guided a client up Single Cone, Queenstown's iconic peak recently; enjoying stunning views and good weather. 
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The Speed blog has arrived! 18 May 2013

The new IMG Speed Blog has arrived folks! Stay tuned for mountain visuals and trip stories, coming at you very soon :)
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