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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 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)

​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)

Fantastic trip, both Steve and Sandy were amazing! Wholeheartedly loved the trip, already looking at doing another one!

Edward (2017)
Summits & Skills 4000m (Instructional Course)

Team Spotlight

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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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