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International School of Mountaineering

Summer Alpine Mountaineering

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Summer Alpine Mountaineering

Our Courses allow you to progress in a logical, and thorough way, ensuring you get the full benefit from our courses and are able to move on the our more advanced courses if you wish.

Summer Highlights

  • Instructional courses
  • Guided climbing
  • Custom weeks for groups
  • Private Guiding
  • Expert guiding and instruction from experienced ISM Guides
  • A prestigious English speaking climbing and mountaineering school based in Leysin Switerland since 1965

Testimonials For ISM

The classic alpinism course last week led by Swedish Daniel was excellent! The itinerary was really well planned taking into account the less than perfect weather and the abilities and aspirations of the group - we all learned loads.

Chris Ward
Classic AlpinISM (Instructional Course)

Please pass on my very, very sincere thanks to Thomas, Daniel & Christian. They are truly quality people! Patient, understanding, professional, and wonderful ambassadors for your company. I have experienced many guides over my 50 years in climbing and they rank right up there with the very best.

David Hughes
Mont Blanc Ascent

The course content was brilliant. No knocking whatsoever. We had Jacky for the duration, and his experience shines through and his leadership. He taught me a lot of things, not just the black and white of things but actually quick methods to overcome tricky situations!

Andy Challenor
Summits & Skills 4000m (Instructional Course)

Team Spotlight

Max Cole

Max Cole

IFMGA British Mountain Guide

Max has been rock climbing, mountaineering and skiing for over forty years. He has climbed in New Zealand, Yosemite, Morocco, Norway and extensively throughout the European alps and within the U.K.

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