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Custom Courses

Instructional & Guided Climbing

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Custom Courses

Instructional & Guided Climbing

Do you want something a little more bespoke, organising and planning a trip for a student or friendship group or maybe would just like different dates to what ISM have advertised?

Dates & Booking
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Course Highlights

Flexibility of any summer course dates

Help you plan a bespoke itinerary of instruction and/or guided climbing

Enjoy a custom week with a student or friendship group

Expert guiding and instruction from experienced ISM Guides

Custom Weeks

Course Dates & Booking

Please call +44 (0) 1539 721561 for availability

Meet the Team

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Paolo Intropido

IFMGA Italian Mountain Guide

Born in NW Italy in a region surrounded by mountains, Paolo started to ski and trek as a kid, always wanting to explore 'beyond the next hill'.

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Adrian Nelhams

ISM Director and IFMGA British Mountain Guide

As a Director of ISM, Adrian splits his time between guiding, the ISM office, family and climbing for himself. During his 25 year commitment to the team, Adrian has played a key role in the development of ISM.

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Mark Charlton

IFMGA British Mountain Guide

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Carlo Cosi

Carlo Cosi

IFMGA Italian Mountain Guide

Carlo Cosi was born in Padua, northern Italy, and has been a Guide since he was 23. He is a National Climbing Instructor and has a degree in Physical Education.

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Anders Swensson

IFMGA Swedish Mountain Guide

​Anders was the first Swedish Mountain Guide to work in the Alps. Before that he lived up in Northern Scandinavia, 400 km above the Arctic Circle.

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Testimonials For ISM

​Good mixture of progressive instruction and learning, climbing and guiding. We climbed some very good mountains from good huts and made the best of the mixed weather conditions. The course also used a range of situations and locations to cover a wide range of skills and techniques.

Donald Connolly
Classic AlpinISM (Instructional Course)

Thanks for a fantastic week. It was really one of the best things I have ever done. I learned a lot during the week, not only about climbing technique, but also about attitude.

Lachlan MacGregor
Bernese Oberland 4000ers

Brilliant!! I was a walker at the start of the week. By the end had been on glaciers and climbed a 4000m peak!! It was a wonderful, wonderful, experience which i will never forget. It was excellent value for money and I hope to be joining you for years to come.

Ian Twizell
Summits & Skills 4000m (Instructional Course)

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