Plan Your Trip

Choosing an Alpine Climbing Course

Advice on choosing the right alpine climbing course.

Mountain Tech Levels, Fitness Levels & Training Advice

Our trip rating system: climbing/mountaineering technical levels, and fitness levels explained. Plus some useful advice on training to help you prepare for your trip.

How To Book

Online booking is fast and simple. Please follow these steps and get in touch if you need any help.

Travel Planning

Mountain travel information to help you reach your course base/meeting point.

Rescue Insurance

An accident in the mountains may require expensive helicopter rescue or emergency medical treatment. For this reason, you must purchase specialist travel insurance for all trips taking place outside of the UK.


Accommodation info and links for our regular mountain hotels and chalets.

Equipment Lists

Equipment lists for all of our Alpine Mountaineering, Ice and UK Rock Climbing trips.

Equipment Hire

We stock a range of hire equipment – items can be ordered online during the booking process, or contact us asap before your trip.

Alpine Climbing Conditions

Useful links for alpine climbing conditions and alpine route planning.

Advice for Climbers from Overseas

We climb with an increasing number of clients from the USA, Canada and other countries each year, so here are some considerations for those making the long haul across the Atlantic or elsewhere this season.

Climbing FAQ’s

Common questions relating to our climbing program.