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Summits & Skills 1

Summits & Skills 4000m

Level 1: Instructional Course

6 days, 7 nights
4:1
£1,795
Dates & Booking

Summits & Skills 4000m

Level 1: Instructional Course

Our six-day Summits and Skills 4000m course is designed to give you the best possible introduction to alpine mountaineering and in addition, a chance to climb a 4000m peak to culminate the week.

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Course Highlights

A fun week learning alpine mountaineering skills

Climb your first alpine summits including a 4000m peak

All-inclusive prices

There are no extra uplift or cable car costs

All your food is included in the course price with no hidden costs paying extra for lunches or evening meals

No hidden hotel or hut accommodation costs

Free climbing equipment for you to borrow

Low ratio client to guide learning environment

ISM certifiacte recognising your attendance to this course

Expert instruction and coaching from professional ISM Guides

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Dates & Booking

An Introduction to Alpine Mountaineering

Course Dates & Booking

Week 26 22 Jun 2024 to 29 Jun 2024 £1,795
Week 27 29 Jun 2024 to 6 Jul 2024 £1,795

Selected Dates:

Week 24 8 Jun 2024 to 15 Jun 2024 4:1 £1795

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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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

Brilliant!! I was a walker at the start of the week. By the end had been on glaciers and climbed a 4000m peak!! It was a wonderful, wonderful, experience which i will never forget. It was excellent value for money and I hope to be joining you for years to come.

Ian Twizell
Summits & Skills 4000m (Instructional Course)

Summiting Mont Blanc was an important milestone for me which I am grateful to all at ISM. Particularly Terry, who is the ultimate professional never compromising on safety. Max is a pure gem with wonderful guidance and outstanding people skills in abundance.Altogether a brilliant week!

David (2017)
Mont Blanc Ascent

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

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