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Summits & Skills 1

Summits & Skills 4000m

Level 1: Instructional Course

6 days, 7 nights
4:1
£1495
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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Summits & Skills 3

Course Highlights

A fun week learning alpine mountaineering skills

Practise learnt skills climbing summits and then a 4000m peak

Expert instruction and coaching from experienced ISM Guides

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

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Dates & Booking

An Introduction to Alpine Mountaineering

Course Dates & Booking

Week 33 8 Aug 2020 to 15 Aug 2020 £1495

Selected Dates:

Week 29 11 Jul 2020 to 18 Jul 2020 4:1 £1495

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

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

Learned loads and acclimatised well during the course. Its obviously been very carefully planned. Guiding and Instruction was excellent. Anders was fantastic throughout and made the whole course really good fun. A very professional instructor with a great sense of humour. Highly recommended.

Leigh Ritchie
Summits & Skills 4000m (Instructional Course)

Terry was a wonderful guide and made everything fun, laid-back and an overall good experience. I would be happy to ski or climb with him again. All the logistics in Leysin and in Italy went smoothly. A really nice time.

KL (2017)
Advanced Ski Touring Skills (Instructional Course)

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