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Alpine climbing course in Chamonix – Exclusive experience

The level 3 course aims to improve and perfect personal skills in the high mountains, climbing some of the bigger routes around the Alps. The goal is to transform from an advanced second on the rope to a safe, secure, and confident lead climber.

FLEXIBILITY

Where possible, we will adapt the programme according to your level, goals and current weather & conditions. Our goal is to maximise your holiday time in Chamonix.

UIAGM MOUNTAIN GUIDES

We work with fully qualified local mountain guides who are active high mountain climbing athletes and have extensive experience in mountaineering expeditions.

FAST PROGRESS

The low guiding ratios and personal approach allow fast progress and help to push your limits a step further.

CLIMB SOME OF THE MOST AMAZING AND DEMANDING ROUTES IN CHAMONIX

Our Mountain Advanced Course – Level 3 is the door to the biggest, most demanding routes. The curriculum is focused on pushing your limits to achieve more exclusive summits by honing your abilities. Specific, personal coaching on your technical climbing ability and your aptitude with climbing equipment allow you to gain a good level of autonomy on more committing climbs. It is the logical follow up to the Level 1 and 2 courses; the gradual progression toward becoming a mountaineer.

The objective of the Level 3 is to improve and perfect a solid basic alpine skill set. The Alps are full of great routes for climbers of all abilities- the world’s best alpinist frequent the Chamonix valley for quick access to cutting edge terrain. This allows your UIAGM guide to find the perfect route for you- stretching your capacities and providing a rich learning ground. You’ll participate in the planning, function, and safety measures necessary to climb big, high altitude itineraries.

To accomplish this the guide to client ratio is always 1:2, or 1:1 depending on the routes chosen. The result is an efficient and performance oriented alpine team. The week’s program targets big, remote routes, 4000m summits, and big alpine granite rock climbs. Big routes, big mountains, big fun!

The level 3 course aims to improve and perfect personal skills in the high mountains, climbing some of the bigger routes around the Alps. The goal is to transform from an advanced second on the rope to a safe, secure, and confident lead climber. A good alpinist progresses by making decisions with accurate terrain, weather, and group evaluation, while using efficient and appropriate techniques on rock, ice, and mixed ground of all difficulties.

From: 3990 €

Expert

  • Guiding ratio 1:2 and 1:1
  • 5 days of climbing
  • Available May > October and also in winter from December until April
  • 1 night in a mountain hut

Dates

Alpine climbing course in Chamonix – Exclusive experience
Start dateEnd dateSpacePrice
Monday 1 July 2024
Friday 5 July 2024
Available
3990 €
Monday 8 July 2024
Friday 12 July 2024
Available
3990 €
Monday 15 July 2024
Friday 19 July 2024
Available
3990 €
Monday 22 July 2024
Friday 26 July 2024
Available
3990 €
Monday 29 July 2024
Friday 2 August 2024
Available
3990 €
Monday 5 August 2024
Friday 9 August 2024
Available
3990 €
Monday 12 August 2024
Friday 16 August 2024
Available
3990 €
Monday 19 August 2024
Friday 23 August 2024
Available
3990 €
Monday 26 August 2024
Friday 30 August 2024
Available
3990 €
Monday 2 September 2024
Friday 6 September 2024
Available
3990 €
Monday 9 September 2024
Friday 13 September 2024
Available
3990 €
Monday 16 September 2024
Friday 20 September 2024
Available
3990 €
Monday 23 September 2024
Friday 27 September 2024
Available
3990 €
Monday 30 September 2024
Friday 4 October 2024
Available
3990 €
Monday 7 October 2024
Friday 11 October 2024
Available
3990 €
Monday 14 October 2024
Friday 18 October 2024
Available
3990 €
Monday 21 October 2024
Friday 25 October 2024
Available
3990 €

Dates

Alpine climbing course in Chamonix – Exclusive experience
Start dateEnd dateSpacePrice
Monday 1 July 2024
Friday 5 July 2024
Available
3990 €
Monday 8 July 2024
Friday 12 July 2024
Available
3990 €
Monday 15 July 2024
Friday 19 July 2024
Available
3990 €
Monday 22 July 2024
Friday 26 July 2024
Available
3990 €
Monday 29 July 2024
Friday 2 August 2024
Available
3990 €
Monday 5 August 2024
Friday 9 August 2024
Available
3990 €
Monday 12 August 2024
Friday 16 August 2024
Available
3990 €
Monday 19 August 2024
Friday 23 August 2024
Available
3990 €
Monday 26 August 2024
Friday 30 August 2024
Available
3990 €
Monday 2 September 2024
Friday 6 September 2024
Available
3990 €
Monday 9 September 2024
Friday 13 September 2024
Available
3990 €
Monday 16 September 2024
Friday 20 September 2024
Available
3990 €
Monday 23 September 2024
Friday 27 September 2024
Available
3990 €
Monday 30 September 2024
Friday 4 October 2024
Available
3990 €
Monday 7 October 2024
Friday 11 October 2024
Available
3990 €
Monday 14 October 2024
Friday 18 October 2024
Available
3990 €
Monday 21 October 2024
Friday 25 October 2024
Available
3990 €
Clothing
Mountaineering boots
Clothing
Warm hat
Clothing
Thermal underwear
Clothing
Fleece or woollen layers
Clothing
Light puffer jacket
Clothing
Windproof and waterproof jacket
Clothing
Windproof and waterproof trousers
Clothing
Warm gloves
Clothing
Thin gloves
Clothing
Gaiters
Clothing
Sun hat
Clothing
Climbing shoes
Clothing
Climbing pants
Technical gear
Ice axe
Technical gear
Climbing harness
Technical gear
Telescopic poles
Technical gear
Screwgate carabiner x3
Technical gear
60 – 120 cm tape sling
Technical gear
Belay device
Technical gear
Climbing helmet
Technical gear
Pair of technical ice axes
Technical gear
Crampons
Technical gear
Ice climbing crampons
Technical gear
25 – 30 litres rucksack
Technical gear
Lanyard
Technical gear
60 cm tape sling or cordelette for prusik
Other essentials
Sunglasses
Other essentials
Water bottle – Ideally two 1L bottles
Other essentials
Sun cream high protection (for lips and face)
Other essentials
Headlamp with fresh batteries
Optional items
Sleeping bag liner (Opt)
Included in price

Guide Fees

5 days of guiding and instruction by a UIAGM qualified mountain guide.

Mountain hut

1 night in a mountain hut with breakfast and dinner included.

Local Transport

Any local transport that is required during your course.

Group Equipment

Ropes, safety equipment, etc will be provided when needed by your guide.

Office Support

Our team is based at the foot of the Aiguillle du Midi cable car and will be happy to help you with any questions you may have before, during or after your trip to Chamonix.

Not included in price

Lift passes

To keep the itinerary flexible, we do not include the lift passes in the course price. We will advise you what lift passes you will need on day to day basis and organise them for you. The total price will vary depending on the weather, conditions and the selected climbs.

Accommodation in Chamonix

Accommodation in Chamonix is not included in the price but we would be happy to advise or organise it on request.

Travel to Chamonix

The price does not include flights, airport transfers or any other travel to/from Chamonix. However, we can organise airport transfers for you on request, please contact us for details.

Personal Equipment

Please see the “Equipment” tab to find out what you will need on this trip / course.  For private customised guiding, please contact us directly to confirm your personalised kit list.

Food & Drink

The price does not include lunch or snacks. You can bring your own food and we can stop for a picnic, or there may be the option to buy lunch at a mountain hut. Please make sure that you are carrying sufficient water and snacks as we will be in the mountains for a number of hours.

Insurance

Travel insurance including a mountain search and rescue insurance is mandatory on all our trips (we can organise the mountai search and rescue insurance for you on request). We highly advice to have a policy covering the cost of medical treatment and to protect the value of your holiday in the event of cancellation. When taking out insurance please ensure the policy you choose covers you for the activities and altitude included in your itinerary.