Adventure Consultants have a comprehensive range of mountaineering instruction courses based out of Chamonix, France, for the beginner climber through to those actively increasing their climbing skills and ascents.
CHAMONIX INTRODUCTORY MOUNTAINEERING COURSE
• Learn how to climb properly and safely
• Introduction course based from Chamonix
From our base in Chamonix you will be introduced to the essential mountaineering skills that will be the foundation for your future climbing endeavours. To be a safe and competent mountaineer it is essential to learn the most current techniques from the experts.
Your week with us will be spent learning the basic skills of rock climbing, belaying, crampon techniques, how to move safely on glacial terrain, ice-axe self-arrest and how to effect a crevasse rescue. These skills will then be put into practice during ascents of various peaks in the Mont Blanc Massif.
CHAMONIX ALPINE CLIMBING COURSE
• Further your skills to become a better climber
• Make a series of ascents on this course based from Chamonix
For mountaineers who have a desire to increase their level of independence and skills. This course is designed to deliver instruction and training relevant to the region and transferable to any mountain range on earth.
We limit the time where you are merely being taught skills in isolation; instead we combine instruction with ascents of peaks at an ever-increasing tempo throughout the course. You will further develop the skills of rock and ice climbing, belaying, crampon techniques, glacial travel, self-arrest and rescue techniques.
CHAMONIX ADVANCED MOUNTAINEERING COURSE
• Advanced skills course based in Chamonix
• Push your standards to a higher level
If you really want to take your climbing to the next level then this is the course for you. Instructed on a one-to-two ratio, you have the focused attention of world class mountaineers/guides who are willing to share their climbing techniques and ascent strategies.
Successful mountaineering at the top end is as much about judgment as technical prowess. Spend time with the specialists in the mountain environment and you will be able to accelerate your own pathway to bigger and better things.