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Custom made ice climbing trips and courses

We are keen to organise private ice climbing trips for climbers of all levels from beginners to experts. Our UIAGM qualified mountain guides are passionate about ice climbing and will be delighted to share their expertise with you.


We can change and adapt the program on the go to maximize your time with your guide.


1:1 tuition increases the learning curve


We will create program to reflect your level and goals.


We’re looking forward to creating a custom-made ice climbing program specially for you. Advantages of private mountain guiding include complete flexibility of the program and the full attention of your climbing guide to ensure that you achieve your goals. Our UIAGM mountain guides are passionate about ice climbing and have excellent knowledge of the climbing areas in Chamonix as well as the nearby mountains in Switzerland and Italy.

We also organize ice climbing trips further away in France, Europe and worldwide. Whether you are a beginner or expert in ice climbing, we will find plenty of itineraries where you can enjoy excellent climbing, learn new skills and push your limits.

From: 550 €

All levels

  • All fitness level
  • Dates on demand
  • Available December – February
Mountaineering boots
Warm hat
Thermal underwear
Fleece or woollen layers
Light puffer jacket
Windproof and waterproof jacket
Windproof and waterproof trousers
Warm gloves
Thin gloves
Technical gear
Belay jacket – warm puffer jacket that fits over your layers
Technical gear
Climbing harness
Technical gear
Telescopic poles
Technical gear
Screwgate carabiner x3
Technical gear
Belay device
Technical gear
Climbing helmet
Technical gear
Technical gear
Pair of technical ice axes
Technical gear
Ice climbing crampons
Technical gear
25 – 30 litres rucksack
Technical gear
Technical gear
60 cm tape sling or cordelette for prusik
Safety Equipment
Avalanche transceiver, shovel and probe
Other essentials
Other essentials
Water bottle – Ideally two 1L bottles
Other essentials
Sun cream high protection (for lips and face)
Other essentials
Headlamp with fresh batteries
Other essentials
Washbag and toiletries
Other essentials
Included in price

Guide Fee

UIAGM / IFMGA mountain guide – a fully qualified and experienced Chamex guide will accompany you for the duration of your trip.

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

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.


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.

Lift Passes

We will advise you on which lift passes you will need prior to your trip. If lift passes are required we can preorder them for you on request.