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Kalymnos

Enjoy Rock Climbing outside of the alpine season on the beautiful Greek Island of Kalymnos in the Mediterranean.

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Please call +44 (0) 1539 721561 for availability

Meet the Team

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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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Anders Swensson

IFMGA Swedish Mountain Guide

​Anders was the first Swedish Mountain Guide to work in the Alps. Before that he lived up in Northern Scandinavia, 400 km above the Arctic Circle.

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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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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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Vital Information

Short introduction to vital information. This is everything you need to know about attending this course, links to other pages

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Testimonials For ISM

Thank you very much for an enjoyable and inspiring week in the Alps, and for your patience and good humour throughout. You have a completely satisfied customer and I hope to join another ISM course sometime in the future.

Michael Firth
Classic AlpinISM (Instructional Course)

"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)

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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