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Mountaineering: no experience necessary. Ice & Rock: no previous experience is needed. Fitness: good general fitness and stamina.
Mountaineering: experience as specified in itinerary. Otherwise; Ice & Rock: grades I/II gullies and / or rock 3 / V.Diff. Fitness: high fitness and stamina.
Mountaineering: climbs around AD grade. Ice & Rock: grades around III ice, and VS rock. Fitness: very good to high fitness and stamina.
Mountaineering: D+ / TD grade. Ice: V. Rock: E2. Fitness: very high.

Summer Mt Toubkal 4167
Two trip options...
Long Weekend
Week Long Trek

Alpine Intro 4000m course
1st Alpine week to climb ice & rock, and your first Alpine summit.

Alpine Autonomy
Fast track course to make you more autonomous in the Alps.

Mont Blanc summit 4810m
Climb Mont Blanc 4810m, the highest summit in W.Europe.

Matterhorn Course
Climb the most famous mountain in the world, due to its shape.

Ascent of the Eiger
We normally ascend by the Mittillegi Ridge from the hut.

1:1 Advanced course
You can choose all the routes to create your dream itinerary.

3 Countries
Summits week
Week of Alpine glaciated summits in up to three different countries.
Mont Blanc Achievements
Intro Course with the Mont Blanc Summits bolted on the end.
Monte Rosa 4000m peaks
You ascend as many 4000m peaks as you can during the week.
Dufourspitze 4364m
Climb the highest peak in Switzerland, with 3 days for the ascent.
Technical Ice & Classics
This course ascends ice and mixed routes at c.AD+/ D grade.
Summer North Faces Course
This course ascends famous summer Alpine ice and North Faces.
1:1 week
Technical ascents to build up to the ascent of the Weisshorn.
Via ferrata in the Chamonix valley
via ferrata
Discover the very best
via ferrata, in the Mont
Blanc massif.
  Via ferrata in the Chamonix region
Bochette Way via ferrata
This is the most famous Dolomites via ferrata route in the world.
4 Week Alpine apprenticeship
4 weeks in the Alps doing back to back courses to fast track,
Barre des
Ascend the highest peak in Ecrins national park above Ailefroide.
Alpine Big 5 Extensions
These are 2 day course extensions for major Alpine peaks.
The Alpine Big 3 Trilogy
Summit all 3 Alpine giants of Mont Blanc, Matterhorn and Eiger.
Grandes Jorasses
Ascents of the Grandes Jorasses by the Walker Spur or Normal Route

Gran Paradiso Summit Trek
Mix of trekking and easy Alpine climbing to reach 4000m.
Glacier Haute
Route Trek
Glacier hike between Chamonix & Zermatt. 6 days guiding.
Mont Blanc Autonomy
Alpine Autonomy course with the Mont Blanc course on the end.
Saas 4000m Classics
This course ascends famous routes around the PD/ AD grade.
Technical Alpine Rock
You should be capable of seconding a UK Severe or US 5.9.
Oberland 4000m peaks
Climb the most famous peaks; Monch, Jungfrau & Finsterarhorn.
Aiguille Verte week
From mid June - mid July conditions are best in Whymper Couloir,

Glacier Skills Weekends
Designed to teach a total novice to travel over glaciers.
Kilimanjaro 5895m
Ascend via Machame to acclimatise slowly, & 1 day safari after.
Two person
summer week
Book together for a 1:2 week of tailored climbing and skills.
Mount Elbrus ascent
Ascend the highest peak in Europe 5642m, in the Russian Caucasus.
The Zermatt Climber
Ascend famous ridge routes around the AD/ D grade above Zermatt.
Hot Rock in Calanques
Want 5 days of climbing on sun drenched rock in the south of France?
Big Wall and Artificial
These days allow you to learn multi pitch aid skills on big walls.
Chamonix acclimatisation weekend
For our Chamonix based climbing courses in the summer season, we offer the possibility of people arriving a day early, so that they can benefit from an extra day to acclimatise, before the guiding starts on the Monday morning. This can be especially useful on trips that ascend some of the highest Alpine summits (e.g. Mont Blanc, Dufourspitze, or Matterhorn), or which go straight to altitude for a hut based week (e.g. Monte Rosa or Oberland). Click on the image to the left, for more details.
Private guiding & bespoke trips
Our list of trips and dates isn't exhaustive, so if you're looking for alternative dates or to build your own itinerary, we offer private guiding and bespoke trip options too. Click on the image on the left, to get an idea of the prices for private guiding, then get in touch so we can design an itinerary for you.

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