Mountain Walking & Physical Training

Walking through the high alpine mountains is not only a simple pleasure it’s a great way of building good mountain endurance; leg muscles and building basic movement skills.  We specialise in guiding tough mountain walks in high mountain country and even with glacier crossings or technical passages.  A magnificent way to enjoy the high & great training for expeditions.

This is a superb high mountain walk from Zinal to the Tracuit Hut with great views of the surrounding Swiss Valais Giants. The Tracuit Hut then provides a fine Base Camp for the ascent of the Bishorn

Chamonix Acclimatisation Walks

Many of our guests on mountaineering courses arrive in the Chamonix Valley a few days early for some pre-course acclimatisation & superbly scenic mountain walking.  It’s a great way of maximising your experiences and being in good form for starting one of our high altitude mountaineering programmes.

Beautiful views of the Chamonix Valley & Mont Blanc from the Col de Balme route to the Albert Premier Hut.  An excellent acclimatisation walk for an overnight stay at 2700m but beware steep snow slopes which can cross the route in the summer season.

Mountain Walking In The Mont Blanc Massif

Tough mountain walking high on Mont Buet at the Eastern end of the Aiguilles Rouges and across the Chamonix Valley from Mont Blanc.

Mountain Walking In The Aravis

Great views and middle mountain walking country in the Aravis above Sallanches in the Arve Valley,

Mountain Walking In The Swiss Valais

Rough & rocky mountain walking en route to the superb Almageller Hut, Saas Almagell, Swiss Valais

Mountain Walking In The Italian Val d’Aosta

The lovely walk in to the Chabod Hut in the Gran Paradiso National Park with the North Face and classic glacier route from Chabod Hut above.