Alpine Guides Summer courses. Photo by Trevor Streat

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 Course Program

Mountain Experience Course (MEC) ›

6 days - beginner. An introduction to mountaineering.

Technical Mountaineering Course (TMC) ›

9 days - introduction to high alpine mountaineering. Our most comprehensive mountaineering course.

TMC Tune-up ›

One and a half day ropes refresher - prepare for your TMC.

Expedition Training Course ›

10 days - training for expedition-style mountaineering.

Into to Alpine Rock Course ›

Get out of the gym and into the mountains - 5 day course.

Technical Alpine Rock Course ›

10 days - multi-pitch alpine rock course.

Objective: 3000 ›

7 or 8 days - train and climb a specific 3,000+ metre peak.

Glacier Experience Course ›

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.

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