Private Guiding

Booking Procedures Contact us to confirm dates and a suitable course / itinerary Check the price details Check the terms and conditions (including mountain participation statement, repeated below) Place an […]

South Pole / Antarctica Trip

The Antarctic travel diaries of Thomas Dougherty Jr. and an account of his trip to Antarctica and sledging journey to the South Pole South Pole Trip[1].doc 2.24 MB

Ski South Pole Last Degree

An account of a 5 man, ‘Last Degree’ sledging trip to the South Pole in January 2010…. Article index Ski South Pole Facts and Figures Training and Approach Acclimatising The […]

Mount Vinson – Antarctica 2009

Mount Vinson (4892m, S 78° W 85°), Ellsworth Mountains 2008/09 An anticipated White Christmas on ice turned into a sunny bbq in Southern Patagonia as strong Katabatic winds in the […]


Antarctica. The very word conjures up visions of vast polar ice sheets, covered in snow and swept by blizzards. Of alpine mountains so inaccessible that nearly all of them are […]

Expedition Guiding

“British Mountain Guides experience and training in the harsh winter conditions of the Scottish Highlands coupled with their guiding and personal achievements in the Greater Ranges makes them well-suited to […]

Expedition Training

If you are heading off to the Greater Ranges to climb an expedition peak we recommend you start the training process a long time in advance. Improving your mountain fitness, […]

Chamonix Alpine Rock

Chamonix is a world Mecca for high mountain rock climbing. The Mont Blanc Massif is brimming full of perfect granite cliffs set in a stunning alpine & glacial environment. On […]

Chamonix Intro’ Rock

There can be few better places to start your rock climbing career than the beautiful and inspiring Chamonix Valley in the French Alps. Our introductory rock courses are suitable for […]

Rock Climbing in Chamonix

The rock climbing in Chamonix is world famous both for the quality and position of the high mountain routes as well as the variety and accessibility of many other styles […]

Climb The Eiger 3970m

The colourful history of the Eiger brings this mountain, like few others, in to the popular domain and means it is both famous and notorious not just with mountaineers but […]

Chamonix Private Guiding

Whilst we run a variety of Chamonix based group courses many of our clients prefer to hire their own private Guide. This may be because they want to tackle a […]

Mont Blanc Private Guiding

Hiring your own private Mountain Guide for an ascent of Mont Blanc is a good idea if you are keen to go at your own pace and explore some different […]

Spring Ski Summits

Late in the ski season. The valleys have turned to spring and the winter snow pack is stabilising. This is the time for the ski mountaineer to head high in […]

Ski Bernese Oberland

The Bernese Oberland is a magical part of the Alps. It’s vast glaciers feel more arctic than alpine in scale and provide the ski mountaineer with some truly impressive terrain […]

Chamonix Off-Piste

There are few skiers whose pulse does not quicken slightly when they hear the word, Chamonix! The high resorts with massive vertical descents, often glaciated, are renowned throughout the ski […]

Mission Impossible

‘The Mission’ tackles the 3 highest mountains in the Alps but ‘Mission Impossible‘ challenges you to attempt the Alps 3 most renowned peaks and 3 of the worlds great iconic […]

Aiguille du Bionnassay South Ridge.

Alpine 4000m Peaks

The Alpine 4000m peaks represent a superb variety of challenges to the mountaineer. From the short, simple snow plod up the Breithorn to a long and sustained day traversing the […]

The Mission

Climbing the three highest peaks in the Alps in one go is a superb mountain challenge. It is also a very tough and highly physical expedition. You will need high […]

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