Climbing - on rock, ice or on mountains - is an activity closely tied to pushing the limits of human ingenuity and achievement.

Alpine mountaineering is steeped in history and intrigue, from the first ascent of Mont Blanc to the Golden Age of alpinism following the formation of the Alpine Club in London, 1857. Our trips will take you to the top of the Alps most prestigious and noteworthy peaks including the Matterhorn and the Eiger. There is a route for every ability and you don't need previous climbing experience to climb, for example, Mont Blanc, amongst others. For the more experienced we have a number of scheduled trips or we can organise a personalised trip to achieve particular routes. Once you've decided on your goal we're here to help put it into action!

Our rock climbing trips are less about acclimatisation and summits and are more laid back, going at the pace you want to go at and at the grade you want to climb. You might be looking to push your climbing grade or want a more active holiday whilst your partner wants to relax with a book. Rock climbing offers a happy solution to all, being based in a suitable holiday destination and and each day is flexible to fit around your needs.

Ice climbing is fast growing in popularity, mainly because it offers the flexibility of a rock climbing holiday but in winter! Based in ever-popular Chamonix, which is also a great destination for non-climbing partners, our ice-climbing courses can be tailored to suit all abilities and aspirations. Being Chamonix based means that there is a vast playground of routes at all levels to aim for and your guide will be perfectly placed to assess your skill level and ensure you have a holiday to never forget.

But if you still haven't found exactly what you're looking for we can cater for individual itineraries and goals. A lot of clients contact us for private guiding as they have the time and want to use our expertise in organising a trip, working around the perils of weather conditions and getting into the mountains to ensure a successful holiday. Simply let us know what it is you want to achieve and whether it's a specific route to the top of a classic peak such as the Matterhorn or you simply want to make the most out of a week in the Alps we are here to help.

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Monterosa 4000ers - Grand Spaghetti Tour! 6th July 2019

A new addition to our Climb programme for 2018, this magnificent tour of the Monterosa 4000m peaks or the "Grand Spaghetti Tour" as Klemen Gricar, one of our guides; named it. We can offer this trip on a guiding ratio of 1:2 where ten 4000m can be climbed over six days.

Matterhorn & Eiger Climber Training Weekend 26th April 2019

If you are planning to climb the Matterhorn or The Eiger in the coming summer, it’s a great idea to participate in one of our training and warm up weekends in Snowdonia. This is a great way to hone the necessary skills, increase fitness and enjoy some great climbing. By making an early investment in your fitness and skill-base you can enhance your forthcoming trip and ultimately increase your summit success.

Saas 4000ers 22nd June 2019

The Saas region has the greatest concentration of 4000m peaks in the Alps and is one of the very best centres for classic mountaineering. There are no less than eighteen 4000m peaks surrounding the area. Most of the peaks can be ascended without encountering great technical difficulty, however good fitness and some experience of using crampons and an ice axe are necessary. This experience can be gained on one of our introductory alpine courses.

Monterosa Climber 15th June 2019

The Monte Rosa is the highest mountain in Switzerland and second only in height to Mont Blanc in the Alps. Our week-long itinerary provides sufficient acclimatisation and preparation time to make the Monte Rosa a realistic and achievable objective for fit, adventurous UK hill-walkers looking for a new challenge.

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