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Address: 166b Katoomba St, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
Phone Number: 61247822014
8:30 am - 5:30 am
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Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 5:30 am
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

As Australia's longest established, most experienced climbing school and...

As Australia's longest established, most experienced climbing school and guiding service, ASM are proud to host an elite group of nationally and internationally qualified mountain guides, climbing instructors and canyon leaders. Our dedicated & professional team is totally committed to providing you with a safe, inspiring and truly memorable mountain adventure. ASM is based in the Blue Mountains, which is one of the world's most outstanding wilderness areas containing thousands of square kilometres of rainforest, canyons, plateaus and towering sandstone crags. If you want to experience the mountains from a totally new perspective ASM will help you do it! The Australian School of Mountaineering offers a vast range of the finest guided alpine adventures, tours and technical courses. So if it's Abseiling, Rockclimbing, Canyoning or Mountaineering, then ASM have an awesome outdoor adventure waiting for you!

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Great Fun, even in Bad Weather!

My 18-year old son and I went on a chilly, rainy, windy day. Our guide Killian was a super trooper and we had so much fun we didn't even hardly notice the weather. Amazing... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Baltimore, Maryland
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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My 18-year old son and I went on a chilly, rainy, windy day. Our guide Killian was a super trooper and we had so much fun we didn't even hardly notice the weather. Amazing experience, and Killian was great. Highly recommend!

Thank Maryland_Husker
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

An awesome experience recommend to anyone wanting to push their boundaries. I struggled at times but our guides where patient and encouraging and I was really pleased that I had the experience and even think I would go back again. Our disappointment was with the preparation information provided both prior to the day and at the pre trip briefing. This... More 

Thank MezzyM00
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

AMAZING experience! I'm afraid of heights and more afraid of falling! We started the day with Sarah and Nathan kitting us out for the day. I didn't have the warmest of jumpers for the day, but they had plenty to choose from to borrow. We set out to learn how to abseil in the morning - starting at 5 meters,... More 

Thank Wende R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016 via mobile

The experience was fun, nerve-racking, exciting and breath taking in different ways. Beautiful scenery! Great instructors made you feel like "YOU CAN DO IT"! Even people that were more afraid than I was took the leap and abseiled down the most scariest thing of all, and that was the waterfall. But great experience. +++++ 💑 A&P 13.01.16

Thank Daoges
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016 via mobile

Had an awesome time with Stu from ASM and Serendipity canyon at the beginning of the year. He was so very attentive to all our needs and progressed at the perfect pace for us all and knew more than enough to ensure we had a gap from the group in front. Looking forward to going again!

Thank 951NE
Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

Over 4 days we did Serendipity, Butter Box, Empress and Claustral canyons plus Sweet Dreams multi pitch climb as a privately guided trip. Our guides were amazing. Both Stu (canyoning) and Tim (climbing) were knowledgeable, competent and safe guides for our group of 3. The trips were amazing thanks to the tireless work of our most excellent guides. thanks guys!

Thank ajohn2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

The day started with us abseiling down three different cliff faces, each one bigger than the last, and the descent was like what I had hoped for; beautiful views, heart-pounding drops and lots nervous laughs as we made our way out over the cliff edges. The canyoning however was the highlight of the day. The guides didn't go overboard with... More 

Thank Morgan K
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

We took our site and project anegement team out for a day of excitement, adventure, confidence and team-building. We got all that and more. Abseiling in the morning, canyoning in the afternoon. We started off slow, and built up skill and confidence throughout the morning on 3 more challenging abseils, progressively harder. The guides were professional, organised, friendly and good... More 

Thank David M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015 via mobile

ASM was just super great. They arrange for me an half day climbing and abseiling at the very last moment, thanks so much. The guide, Matt, was nice and friendly and make me feel totally secure. The memories of that amazing experience in the blue mountains will last forever. I definitely will recommend ASM to anybody who is looking for... More 

Thank So B
Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

I went on the abseiling and canyoning trip with ASM about two years ago and it was definitely an experience to remember. The first three abseils at the start of the day is fun but the canyoning afterwards is much more exciting. It consisted of a few jumps and a pretty epic abseil down the beautiful Empress falls. Had Marlene... More 

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