An impressive collection of galleries giving an insight in to the quality and huge variety of mountaineering within and around the Chamonix Valley. Routes include classic beginners alpine ridges, 1000m+ classic North Faces, winter style Chamonix Goulottes and many more.
Whilst Heli Skiing is not allowed in France, Chamonix is infact a good base from where to choose between extensive heli ski operations just over the border in the Italian & Swiss Alps. Courmayeur, La Thuile and Verbier all have an inspiring range of heli accessed terrain of different elevations and aspects to make the most of the prevailing conditions.
Chamonix Granite is rightly famous throughout the world for the quality of rock climbing it offers and the amazing alpine scenery in which the climbing takes place. There really is something for everyone here from the rock 'Grande Courses' in the Mont Blanc chain, the mid-mountain gneiss of the Aiguille Rouges and quality valley sport climbing in and around the Chamonix Valley.
A photographic celebration of the vast array of alpine mountaineering in the French, Swiss and Italian Alps. Routes covered include introductory rock scrambles right through to the North Face of the Eiger. Inspiration lies within....
A collection of galleries giving an insight in to the superb variety of ski touring both in the Chamonix Valley itself and the equally excellent surrounding areas of the Aravis, Italian Val d'Aosta and Swiss Rhone Valley. A ski touring dream!
Many of our clients main objective in hiring a Guide for mountaineering or skiing is to learn new skills. We specialise in providing thorough and practical training, focusing initially on the essential basics and progressing at a realistic rate to ensure you genuinely learn rather than get dazzled by rope tricks! Our training courses go beyond instructional sessions and aim to give you an insight in to the more subtle & difficult judgements that have to be made almost constantly in the mountains. Check out our training gallery and contact us to arrange some quality structured training for expeditions, alpinism and rock climbing through to alpine ski touring. Knowledge and good experiences in the mountains are hard won and the cost of hiring a Mountain Guide to provide them can be very good value.