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.

Our DIY climbing courses are custom-made for those who wish to learn the essential skills to become confident, independent mountaineers. Let us know whatever it is that you wish to achieve and we’ll put together a programme specifically designed to maximise your time in the mountains.

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!

Beginner

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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.

Intermediate

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Alpine Climbing Course in Chamonix – Level 2

New 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.

Advanced

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Alpine Climbing DIY Course

Perfect your safety and rope work skills to become independent when climbing over mixed terrain of rock, snow and ice. This is a course for those who wish to become fully independent alpine climbers.

Expert

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Alpine Climbing Course in Chamonix - Level 3

NEW COURSE - for experienced mountaineers who wish to climb some of the Chamonix alpine classic routes while learning advanced climbing and safety skills.