Australian School of Mountaineering
Australia's Leading Adventure Team!
Established in 1981, The Australian School of Mountaineering is Australia's most experienced guiding company.
Our instructors and guides have an unmatched level of personal experience and formal qualifications. At ASM we select our instructors for their experience, professionalism and outstanding personalities. When you participate in an ASM course, climb or expedition you can be sure of having the best instructors in the business!
We provide a broad range of the finest guided adventures, outdoor experiences and technical skills courses. If it's Abseiling, Rockclimbing, Canyoning, Trekking or Mountaineering, then ASM have an adventure that will excite, inspire and challenge you!
AbseilingAbseiling, or rappelling as it is sometimes known, is an exciting adventure sport that everyone can experience and enjoy. While abseiling is a fun-filled activity it also has many useful applications in critical areas and industries such as search and rescue, film, construction, science and the military
RockclimbingASM have been at the forefront of professional rockclimbing instruction and guiding for over three decades and we strive to offer our students the finest and most innovative climbing courses and mountain adventures available anywhere!
CanyoningExploring canyons requires an assortment of skills from swimming to wading and abseiling. Canyoners can expect to jump into pools of crystal clear water, swim through long passages, abseil down cascading waterfalls and paddle leisurely through subterranean waterways!
Mountaineering & Ice ClimbingOur winter climbing adventures take place among the snow-clad peaks of The Kosciuszko National Park. This unique region contains the highest summits in the Australian Alps and boasts an impressive array of high quality rock, snow and ice climbs of all grades and styles.
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Canyoning in the Blue Mountains with ASM
Rockclimbing Introduction Course
Get a taste of Rock Climbing before committing yourself to a full climbing course! This course is perfect for those who have never climbed or who are looking to get out of the climbing gym and onto the rock! You will learn about: Safety on the rock Using climbing equipment Abseiling How to use various footholds & handholds Proper belay technique Many other climbing techniques Our introductory course will let you experience the fun and excitement of vertical rock by giving you the maximum amount of climbing activity interspersed with some important training to help you along the way. Afterwards you'll be able to return to complete day two of our Rock 1 Course to bring you up to a full Beginners Rockclimbing level! The climbing will range from easy to challenging with ample opportunity for you to try a range of varied climbing styles from faces to cracks. There will also be a class in abseiling for those who have never experienced that activity. All technical equipment is supplied as well as highly trained instructors to ensure your adventure is safe, fun and exhilarating. We’ll also picnic amid the beautiful bush, with a tasty lunch supplied- Please be sure to inform us on your booking form if you have any special dietary requirements!