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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

“What an incredible week learning the basics of Mountaineering. The course is perfectly balanced between summiting high alpine peaks and learning rope, climbing and glacier skills.

William 2021

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

Thanks for a great week, in some pretty challenging and extreme conditions. Thanks for keeping us safe, teaching us loads, and being all round fantastic fun. I'd look forward to coming on another trip with you guiding.

Steve
Ski Grand St Bernard

Team Spotlight

steve-jones

Steve Jones

IFMGA British Mountain Guide

​Perhaps the most experienced British guide working in the Alps, Steve has lived in Switzerland for more than 30yrs. He is a member of the Swiss Guides association as well as the British Mountain Guides.

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