Mountaineering Courses | Summer
Develop your alpine climbing skills on snow, rock, and ice with Alpine Guides summer climbing school. Our courses cater for absolute beginners to experienced mountaineers. You just need to be fit, and keen to get out there!
Alpine Guides Summer 2013/14 Course Program
6 days - beginner. An introduction to mountaineering.
8 days - introduction to high alpine mountaineering.
One and a half day ropes refresher - prepare for your TMC.
10 days - training for expedition-style mountaineering.
Get out of the gym and into the mountains - 5 day course.
10 days - multi-pitch alpine rock course.
7 or 8 days - train and climb a specific 3,000+ metre peak.
5-day Easter instruction course, focusing on glacier travel and crevasse rescue.
A Complete Mountain Education
Instead of dry technical skills, we focus on teaching awareness of all mountain terrain, weather, and snow conditions. This makes a more complete "mountain education".
Courses start with the introductory Mountain Experience Course. You can come on board at any level, with the required skills.
All Alpine Guides courses feature
- Small group sizes
- Low guide/participant ratios
- Professional qualified mountain guides ›
- Fresh food
- Technical gear provided free of charge