Chamonix Alpine Climbing Course

Health & Fitness

Your Health

Our registration form requests that you advise us of any medical problems you may have and if you are on any medication. Any information you supply will be treated as confidential.

Level of Experience Required for Course

The course is designed for those who have some basic grounding in alpine climbing and would like to broaden and deepen their skills on the different alpine terrain - snow and ice faces, exposed crests, rock and mixed ground. You should be happy seconding rock to Alpine grade III with boots and rucksack.

This course is also a good preparatory course for our Advanced Course and our Mont Blanc Guided Ascent. You will be climbing and leading on climbs up to grade PD.

Preparing for the Course

To make the most of your climbing experience we encourage you to work on your fitness prior to the trip. You will find that training on hills with a +10kg pack on is the best preparation for the mountains, with the aim of building your endurance. Your guide will be attuned to your fitness levels and will regulate the pace accordingly.

Insurance

We strongly recommend that you take out trip cancellation and travel insurance to protect yourself in case of injury or mishap prior to/or whilst on our trips.

While our focus is on safety and our track record supports this, the mountains do have hazards and there is the potential for mishap. If you were injured whilst on the trip there is a very efficient rescue service nearby.

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