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Summits & Skills 1

Summits & Skills 4000m

Level 1: Instructional Course

6 days, 7 nights
4:1
£1595
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.

Dates & Booking
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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 36 3 Sep 2022 to 10 Sep 2022 £1595
Week 37 10 Sep 2022 to 17 Sep 2022 £1595

Selected Dates:

Week 35 27 Aug 2022 to 3 Sep 2022 4:1 £1595

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

Thanks for organising an excellent week. The course format, accommodation and set up was perfect. The guide was outstanding and gave us a full week of constructive tuition. I was able to put his training into practice the following week when I met up with a friend and did the Cosmiques Arrete.

R W (2017)
Classic AlpinISM (Instructional Course)

Neil, our guide for the week, was exceptional; a true professional, a huge inspiration and just great company. He shared so many useful tips with us and had great stories to share too. Looking forward to booking another course with ISM in 2022!”

William Summits and Skills 4000m 2021

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)

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