Grandes Courses - 2 weeks

Cost: £3,995
Ratio (Clients:Guides): 2:1
Estimated Hut and Cable car costs: CHF450 (+ cable cars depending on climbing objectives)
Dates available: 1st July - 15th July 2023, 15th July - 29th July 2023, 29th July - 12th August 2023, 12th August - 26th August 2023

A challenging Technical Mountaineering Course tackling some of the great ridge and face routes on the harder Swiss and Chamonix peaks at AD or D standard. This advanced climbing course is designed for those with prior alpine experience or regular rock climbing and winter mountaineering (to UK Severe/VS and Scottish winter grade III).

Climbing the Tour Ronde North FaceMatterhorn view from Dent Blanche summit

According to conditions we can climb a variety of routes, for example:

Mixed and Rock: climb classic technical routes at AD and D standard such as the Breithorn Traverse, Dent du GĂ©ant and Rochefort Ridge, Dent Blanche, Weisshorn and Zinal Rothorn plus superb training routes on the Arolla peaks and rock climbs on some of Switzerland's finest crags.

North Faces: climb snow and ice routes such as the Pigne d'Arolla, Tour Ronde, Lenspitze, or Ober Gabelhorn N Faces, or the Grand Combin, Nadelgrat or Rochefort traverses.

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For information on accommodation and what's included in our Technical Mountaineering Course prices click here.