Facilities

Facilities

Most courses operate from the Ferrier Lodge which boasts professional chefs, a licensed canteen and bunkroom accommodation based on four persons to each room. The Lodge is very comfortable with efficient drying rooms and plenty of hot water for showers. Theory and rope skills are hosted in a specifically designed lecture theatre.

A free baggage lift carries your gear up for you. The lower terminal of this lift is 800m west of the Temple Basin car park along SH 73

Terrain

Temple Basin offers an accessible and diverse range of terrain for beginners to intermediate mountaineers. With its location on the main divide, clients are exposed to dramatic weather changes, variable snow conditions, exciting gully and ridge climbing with a fantastic vista over the Southern Alps. Four prominent mountains are located within the Temple Basin area, and each having it own challenges, from steep alpine gully climbing, to fantastic ridge and face climbing. These mountains are perfect for the progression of mountaineering skills and offering a summit as an additional bonus. Mountaineering course are based out of a comfortable lodge which includes a lecture theater and kitchen facilities. Having comfortable accommodation on most nights and being well feed ensures clients can maximise there learning experience. Courses are run with small ratios to ensure a personalised approach and give clients the best opportunity to learn from experienced and qualified instructors.