Mountaineering Courses

Chamex offers a variety of mountaineering courses for those looking to experience the high mountains for the first time as well as expert climbers wishing to improve their skills or striving towards a particular summit.

Learn the essential mountaineering skills with Chamonix Experience mountain guides Our beginner courses will teach you the important basic rock climbing skills and guide you through your first steps in alpine climbing. You’ll learn essential safety skills, become confident in the use of equipment such as harnesses and belays, develop your knowledge of ropework and gain a love of heights! Our advanced courses will take you climbing some of the amazing big routes around the Mont Blanc Massif and beyond. You’ll discover exceptional long granite routes and challenging multi-pitches that will strengthen your skills and push your climbing ability to the next level. For those who simply want to enjoy climbing great routes alongside their personal UIAGM mountain guide, Chamonix Experience has some of the best guides in the Alps to accompany you!


First Steps to Mountaineering

You have never climbed mountains before but you wish to try? This course will teach you the basic techniques of climbing on rock, snow and ice.

Alpine climbing course in Chamonix - Level 1

Learn the basic skills to start mountaineering in the Alps with our professional mountain guides. Five days of tuition, instruction and fun climbing.


Alpine Climbing Course in Chamonix – Level 2

Alpine Climbing progression course designed to take your skills and techniques further. This course is designed to build on skills learned in the Alpine Climbing Level 1 course. Small groups and low guiding ratio allow quick progression.


Alpine Climbing Course in Chamonix - Exclusive Experience

This course is specially designed for experienced mountaineers who wish to climb some of the Chamonix alpine classic routes while learning advanced climbing and safety skills.