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.

This is a course for those with prior mountaineeering experience who wish to become fully independent alpine climbers, in line with their current skill and techincal level. Ideal for climbing partners who want to be able to train togther and support each other safely on basic to moderatley techincal routes in the mountains.

The course is open for a maximum of 4 people, who will be accompanied by a mountain guide throughout the week. The guide’s role is to pass on their expert knowledge whilst giving you maximum independence. You will be the one who makes decisions under the attentive supervision of the guide. The guide will always there for you in case of doubt, difficulty or to give you the benefit of their extensive experience.

During the 5 days you will experience all sorts of terrain and different conditions, developing your existing skills and learning new ones. Your will and determination will be put to the test, but you'll achieve more than you believed possible!

Due to the demanding nature of the course we do have some minimum requirements for participants, please see below for details. If this course sounds too advanced for you, you might like to consider our Introduction to Alpine Climbing course to get a thorough grounding in the basic skills of mountaineering.