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Private Guiding

Instructional & Guided Climbing

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Private Guiding

Instructional & Guided Climbing

If you have specific personal objectives or would like to do something a little different, ISM offers private guiding for individuals or small groups tailored to fit your needs.

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Classic Alpine Ascents 4

Classic Alpine Ascents 4

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Specific technical objectives

Tailored weeks to your personal level of ability and pace

Enjoy the flexibility of any dates during a season

Expert guiding and instruction from experienced ISM Guides

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Course Dates & Booking

Please call +44 (0) 1539 721561 for availability

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

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Steve Monks

ISM DIrector and IFMGA British Mountain Guide

​A well known international climber, Steve has climbed and explored all over the world.

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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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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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Testimonials For ISM

Perfectly paced and tailored, great variety of skills learned. Guiding and Instruction? Thomas was fab! Everything was pitched at the right level (no pun intended), safety was always paramount and everyone had so much fun learning everything.

Clare
Summits & Skills 4000m (Instructional Course)

I just wanted to thank you as well as Mark, our guide for the amazing week. The course was well organized and was just perfect for a beginner to mountaineering. We couldn't have wished for a better adventure. The memories are irreplaceable.

EP
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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