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Australia's leading Adventure team! ASM is based in the Blue Mountains, which is one of the world's most outstanding wilderness areas containing thousands of square kilometers of rain forest, canyons, plateaus and towering sandstone crags. If you...more
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166b Katoomba St, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
+61 2 4782 2014
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Reviewed December 5, 2016 via mobile

I attended a weekend course entitled 'Wilderness Navigation' conducted by Brian Newton. On Saturday, we spent a few hours in the class room learning the basics before heading out into the national park to put our new skills into practice in a very 'hands-on' way....More

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AustSchoolMtn, Manager at Australian School of Mountaineering, responded to this reviewResponded December 12, 2016

Thanks for your review Kaye! Again, another fantastic review of Brian doing what he does best. We're stoked that you've left this course with such great skills and we really hope you put them to use! Kind regards, ASM Management

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Had an excellent day with Brian taking us through many techniques for surviving the unexpected. He certainly knows his stuff and was happy to adapt the day to suit us in a very interesting way. At the end of the day I had learned a...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

In 1 word this adventure was EXHILARATING. Fun, scary, wow.Funny guides (Levi + Carenza) lead us through the abseiling + canyoning. We got good practice early in the day abseiling the different heights, then had a really yummy lunch (various yummy foccacia sandwich options mmmm)....More

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Thank Gina M
Reviewed 6 days ago

I did the Rock 1 weekend course. There were 6 of us with a 3:1 client to guide ratio. We had Tim and Levi as our guides. The first day we learned how to tie knots, do safety checks and belay each other. We took...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great day out. Our guide was knowledgeable, friendly and above all safety conscious. We never felt out of our depth even though the last pitch was at the limit of my grade. Food was great too. It was my 15 year old daughters first experience...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Thoroughly enjoyed this experience! Despite living locally to the Blue Mountains we were still awe struck with its beauty. Our guides were fantastic and balanced a very casual and calm attitude with a level of responsibility and sensibility. Worth every cent and would highly recommend....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had such a great experience with Brian on the weekend ! Lunch was absolutely fabulous and the itinerary was so well organised. Brian was a fantastica guide and was unbelievably passionate about navigation ! Definitely recommend this 1000x over!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our guides/instructors were great. They ran the day smoothly and made us all feel very confident. The activity itself was great with the abseiling providing new challenges and the beauty of the canyon providing pure awe at its beauty

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Thank Daniel l
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked two day-trips with a private guide through ASM, one day canyoning and one day climbing. Two great days! ASM has the gear you need and the knowledge to run great adventures! Lunch is an enormous and delicious sandwich which is included. Everything was very...More

Thank DiscoverNewStuff
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I did the half day abseil with Brian, he was so friendly and encouraging. It was very obvious that he's passionate about his job. It was the perfect way to spend my birthday, highly recommend and I will be returning to do it all again...More

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Thank Emilie G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Empress canyon as an introduction to canyoning. Beautiful scenery rolled in with some hands on adventure. Had a fantastic guide Yuri who had a wealth of knowledge of the mountains and its flora and fauna and a real passion for the outdoors....More

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September 21, 2016|
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Response from AustSchoolMtn | Property representative |
Hi Dallas, typically our guided trips and instructional courses range from $195-220 per day. More advanced trips & Instructional training comes with a slightly larger price tag. Kind regards, Christian