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James is an experienced multi-lingual mountain guide. His understanding of the demands of mountaineering, coupled with his inspiring character, makes him a clear choice for such adventures.
— Jason and Anaïs, Mont Blanc Ascent, SCIEZ, FRANCE
James is a skilled guide and teacher. He kept me safe and smiling for 6 days of ski mountaineering in Switzerland in addition to encouraging me while climbing up and skiing down Mont Blanc. I never would have attempted such a feat if James hadn’t gained my confidence first in the Bernese Oberland. Highly relatable and fun, James is the perfect choice for your guiding needs
— STACEY, SKI mountaineering, WISCONSIN, USA
James has a passion and excitement for climbing that is infectious, and no shortage of stories to keep you entertained on long approaches. No matter your personal background or interests, you will spend your trip entertained, enlightened, and inspired.
— Daniel, MATTERHORN ASCENT, Washington DC, USA

CLIMB

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ICONIC ALPINE SUMMITS

 
Sunrise in the high mountains, the essence of Alpinism

Sunrise in the high mountains, the essence of Alpinism

MONT BLANC
At 4810m Mont Blanc is the highest point of the Alps and Western Europe. This course will prepare you with training and acclimatisation before making your summit bid.

GUIDED DAYS – 6          

GUIDING RATIO – 1:2 / 1:1        

from £1395/€1675 / person


MATTERHORN
Is there a summit more iconic than the Matterhorn? This steep and challenging climb is the highlight of many a climbers’ career.

GUIDED DAYS – 6          

GUIDING RATIO – 1:2 / 1:1        

from £2195/€2650 / person


MONT BLANC THE HARD WAY
There are several varied routes to the summit of Mont Blanc. If you’re up for the challenge and would like to climb Mont Blanc by an alternative or more technical route then this is for you.

GUIDED DAYS – 6          

GUIDING RATIO – 1:2 / 1:1        

price on request


EIGER
There can be few people who haven’t heard of the Eiger and its reputation. In addition to the infamous North Face there are two challenging ridges that lead to the spectacular summit.

GUIDED DAYS – 6

GUIDING RATIO – 1:2 / 1:1

from £2295/€2750 / person


 

CLIMBING AND
MOUNTAINEERING

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CHAMONIX GRANITE
The famous rocky spires above Chamonix are home to some of the best rock climbing in the world – world class climbing with chalky hands on sunny golden granite.

GUIDED DAYS – 3/6

GUIDING RATIO – UP TO 1:2

from £595/€700 / person


ALPINE AUTONOMY
This course is for climbers who want to become independent in the mountains and will give you the skills you need to get out there on your own safely.

GUIDED DAYS – 6          

GUIDING RATIO – UP TO 1:2      

from £1095/€1295 / person


INTRODUCTION TO ALPINISM
This course will provide you with the basic skills you need to travel safely in the mountains and will aim to culminate with your first Alpine summit!

GUIDED DAYS – 3          

GUIDING RATIO – UP TO 1:4      

from £595/€700 / person


 

SKI

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OFF-PISTE SKIING

This is the best way to safely explore the terrain away from the piste and make fresh tracks on high mountain slopes, in powder filled gullies and tree lined alpine meadows. 

GUIDING RATIO – UP TO 1:6     

from £360/€400 / day


VALLÉE BLANCHE

This iconic 2800m glacial descent takes you from 3850m all the way down to Chamonix. It’s hard to concentrate on skiing when the views are this good!

GUIDING RATIO – UP TO 1:6     

from £360/€400 for the descent


 
Mark and Cary ski touring high in the Bernese Alps

Mark and Cary ski touring high in the Bernese Alps

SKI TOURING

From steep, technical day tours through to epic multi-day adventures traversing a mountain range this is THE way to explore the mountains in winter.

GUIDING RATIO – UP TO 1:6      

from £360/€400 / day


SKI TOURING AUTONOMY

This course is for intermediate to experienced ski tourers who want to learn to tour independently in the mountains - safely planning and executing your own trips.

GUIDED DAYS – 5          

GUIDING RATIO – UP TO 1:4       

from £495/€575 / person


INTRODUCTION TO SKI TOURING

Take your first steps towards ski touring with this introductory training course covering equipment, travel in the mountains and avalanche safety.

GUIDED DAYS – 3          

GUIDING RATIO – UP TO 1:6      

from £199/€225 / person


 
 

ADVENTURES ON INSTAGRAM

 

If there is a route that has captured your imagination, a summit you’ve always dreamed of reaching or a line you’d love to ski then get in touch to plan your perfect trip!

 
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