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

Weekend of acclimatisation
Can be done in its own right, or before a course for acclimatisation.

Alpine Intro 4000m course
On this week you will have climbed ice & rock, and a 4000m peak.

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
3 Summits
In a week, you ascend three summits in 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.
 
Weisshorn
1:1 week
Technical ascents to build up to the ascent of the Weisshorn.
Via ferrata in the Chamonix region
Chamonix via ferrata intro
The course is aimed at beginners on via ferrata, & is carefully designed.
  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
Ecrins
Ascend the highest peak in Ecrins national park above Ailefroide.
 
The Alpine Big 3 Extensions
These are 2 day ascents of the Mont Blanc, Eiger or the Matterhorn.
 
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 Safety 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.
 


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