Alpine Mountaineering

Alpine Mountaineering – Holidays and Training Courses

On an alpine mountaineering holiday, you bring together all of your climbing skills, fitness and judgement in pursuit of Europe’s classic Alpine peaks.

If you want to learn and improve, our progressive Skills Training Program can be joined at any stage, depending on your current skill set and experience level: Alpine Training Weekend > Alpine Essentials > Alpine Introduction > 4000m Peaks Climbing Course > Technical Alpine Course.

Beyond our skills courses, Alpine Climbing Holidays form the majority of our program; focussing on particular classic peaks or alpine regions, each of which have their own special character and style of climbing. For individuals and private groups we also offer hire a guide services, and bespoke package holidays.

For an overview of our climbing season, including trip dates and availability, check out the Dates and Prices Summary page.

Alpine Training Weekend

If you are off to the Alps for the first time or would like to brush up on skills and fitness for a return visit - then come on an alpine training weekend. They are the ideal way to make your alpine trip both safer and more successful. On all courses the emphasis is on covering as much mountain...

£185

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Alpine Training Weekend

If you are off to the Alps for the first time or would like to brush up on skills and fitness for a return visit - then come on an alpine training weekend. They are the ideal way to make your alpine trip both safer and more successful. On all courses the emphasis is on covering as much mountain...

£185

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Alpine Essentials Mountaineering Course

Our Essentials alpine mountaineering course in Chamonix is taught by British mountain guides. It's designed for uk climbers who already have rock or ice leading experience and now want to climb in the Alps. This is a short, intensive 3-day course - covering the essential skills needed to operate...

£595

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Alpine Essentials Mountaineering Course

Our Essentials alpine mountaineering course in Chamonix is taught by British mountain guides. It's designed for uk climbers who already have rock or ice leading experience and now want to climb in the Alps. This is a short, intensive 3-day course - covering the essential skills needed to operate...

£595

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Alpine Introduction Course

Our alpine mountaineering course is designed to give UK hill goers the skills to climb safely and independently in the Alps. The 5 day program has been carefully designed to teach you all the skills needed to climb on glaciated, alpine terrain. Throughout the week the emphasis is on equipping you...

£1050

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Alpine Introduction Course

Our alpine mountaineering course is designed to give UK hill goers the skills to climb safely and independently in the Alps. The 5 day program has been carefully designed to teach you all the skills needed to climb on glaciated, alpine terrain. Throughout the week the emphasis is on equipping you...

£1050

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4000m Peaks Climbing Course

Learn how to climb independently in the Alps and tackle your first 4000m peak. Our 4000m Peaks Climbing Course is based in Chamonix and covers the same essential skills as our alpine intro course, but with a particular focus on climbing 4000m peaks. Climbing at a low 3:1 ratio all week allows us...

£1225

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4000m Peaks Climbing Course

Learn how to climb independently in the Alps and tackle your first 4000m peak. Our 4000m Peaks Climbing Course is based in Chamonix and covers the same essential skills as our alpine intro course, but with a particular focus on climbing 4000m peaks. Climbing at a low 3:1 ratio all week allows us...

£1225

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Technical Alpine Climbing Course

Our Technical Alpine Climbing Course in Chamonix is ideal for established UK rock and ice climbers, or those who have tried classic alpine mountaineering and now want to refine their skills and take on bigger objectives. The aim of the week is to develop your existing climbing skills, focusing on...

£1450

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Technical Alpine Climbing Course

Our Technical Alpine Climbing Course in Chamonix is ideal for established UK rock and ice climbers, or those who have tried classic alpine mountaineering and now want to refine their skills and take on bigger objectives. The aim of the week is to develop your existing climbing skills, focusing on...

£1450

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Swiss 4000m Classics

Enjoy a Swiss 4000m Peaks climbing holiday! Climbing 4000m peaks is one of the classic challenges of alpine mountaineering. On this guided climbing week, flexibility is the key - as we climb different objectives each year, allowing people to build up their tally of 4000ers...

£1450

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Swiss 4000m Classics

Enjoy a Swiss 4000m Peaks climbing holiday! Climbing 4000m peaks is one of the classic challenges of alpine mountaineering. On this guided climbing week, flexibility is the key - as we climb different objectives each year, allowing people to build up their tally of 4000ers...

£1450

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Italian 4000m Peaks Traverse

Starting in Gressoney, the Italian 4000m Peaks Traverse is one of the most famous high altitude hut to hut tours in the Alps. Traversing along the Italian side of the Monte Rosa chain, climbing seven 4000ers along the way - the tour culminates in a night at the highest building in the Alps, the...

£1550

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Italian 4000m Peaks Traverse

Starting in Gressoney, the Italian 4000m Peaks Traverse is one of the most famous high altitude hut to hut tours in the Alps. Traversing along the Italian side of the Monte Rosa chain, climbing seven 4000ers along the way - the tour culminates in a night at the highest building in the Alps, the...

£1550

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Climb Mont Blanc

Our Climb Mont Blanc week focusses on climbing the highest summit in Western Europe with a qualified UIAGM /IFMGA mountain guide. The training and acclimatisation program involves technical training whilst reaching 4000m on the Gran Paradiso - acclimatising in this way makes a huge difference on...

£1795

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Climb Mont Blanc

Our Climb Mont Blanc week focusses on climbing the highest summit in Western Europe with a qualified UIAGM /IFMGA mountain guide. The training and acclimatisation program involves technical training whilst reaching 4000m on the Gran Paradiso - acclimatising in this way makes a huge difference on...

£1795

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Climb Monte Rosa

A great week of mountaineering in Zermatt, the focus to being to Climb Monte Rosa and in particular the highest summit in Switzerland - the mighty Dufourspitze. First we acclimatise on a number of classic 4000ers around Zermatt, before heading up to the excellent new Monte Rosa Hut, in order to...

£1795

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Climb Monte Rosa

A great week of mountaineering in Zermatt, the focus to being to Climb Monte Rosa and in particular the highest summit in Switzerland - the mighty Dufourspitze. First we acclimatise on a number of classic 4000ers around Zermatt, before heading up to the excellent new Monte Rosa Hut, in order to...

£1795

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