Mountaineering in Chamonix

Chamonix. The capital of world mountaineering. ‘The Valley of Dreams’. A mecca for climbers and mountaineers who come from all over the world to sample the quality and variety of alpine mountainering available. From simple rock scrambles in the Aiguilles Rouges to the Himalayan scale mixed faces on the wild Italian side of Mont Blanc. Chamonix, has it all.

We offer a variety and progression of mountain guiding and training courses and cater for individuals and groups of complete novice mountaineers to talented climbers requiring a private guide for demanding itineraries. High Mountain Guides specialise in providing tailor made courses to meet your specific requirements here in the Chamonix Valley. Come and join us for your own alpine adventure…

Chamonix Alpine Intro
Whilst Chamonix is the capital of world mountaineering, you do not need to be a great climber to enjoy its vast mountain attractions. On the contrary, one of Chamonix’s real [...]
Climb Mont Blanc 4810m
An ascent of Western Europe’s highest mountain is a big challenge and superb mountaineering expedition. Our six day course allows time for training and acclimatisation which means you are able [...]
Phil Climbing The East Face Of The Aiguille de Toule
Chamonix Mountaineer
Our classic 5 day Chamonix Mountaineer programme gives you the opportunity to develop technical mountaineering skills whilst climbing some brilliant Chamonix alpine routes along the way. The aim is to [...]
Becoming An Alpinist
On this progressive alpine training course we aim to tackle some of Chamonix’s classic moderate alpine routes in a style that will offer you high quality mountaineering training along the [...]
Chamonix Alpinist
Chamonix is the capital of World Mountaineering. Put simply, it has it all. Rich in alpine history, ripe with hundreds of superb climbs and overlooked by the spectacular presence of [...]
Winter / Spring / Autumn Mountaineering in Chamonix
There are some alpinists who consider summer to be the only ‘off-season’ period for alpine mountaineering. It is in winter, spring and autumn that the combination of snow, ice, low [...]
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 [...]