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Classic AlpinISM

Level 2: Instructional Course

5 days, 6 nights
3:1
£1,895
Dates & Booking

Classic AlpinISM

Level 2: Instructional Course

Our Classic AlpinISM course is for those who wish to develop their existing summer alpine mountaineering skills and to grow as an independent mountaineer.

Dates & Booking
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Students short roping on Weissmies 3

Course Highlights

A structured week of instruction

Learning key skills to become more independent

Expert instruction and coaching from experienced ISM Guides

All-inclusive price includes uplift, food, transport and accommodation

Is This Course For Me?

Dates & Booking

Developing your mountaineering skills

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Course Dates & Booking

Selected Dates:

Week 25 16 Jun 2024 to 22 Jun 2024 3:1 £1895

Meet the Team

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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 30+ year commitment to the team, Adrian has played a key role in the development of ISM.

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Enrico Mosetti

IFMGA Italian Mountain Guide

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Terry Ralphs

ISM Director and IFMGA British Mountain Guide

Terry learnt to climb on the gritstone edges of the Peak District then after graduating from Leeds University he decided to make his living in the outdoors, moving to North Wales to work at Plas y Brenin…

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Sally Nelhams

ISM Director

​Sally runs our UK office, handling course bookings, administration, marketing and accounts. For most clients Sally is the first point of contact with ISM.

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Neil Hitchings

IFMGA Mountain Guide

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Testimonials For ISM

​Hi Eira! It is Maite from Spain again! Just a message to tell you that I spent a wonderful week and that both guides (Paolo and Christian) were superb.

Maite Iriarte
Swiss 4000ers

"I loved the course and Terry was great. I learned a lot and had a lot of fun and feel confident and secure in my technique".

BT
Summits & Skills 4000m (Instructional Course)

“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

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