Winter Alpine Mountaineering Kit List

A summary of technical equipment & clothing required if you are joining us on an alpine mountaineering trip in either the autumn, winter and spring seasons. This ‘non summer’ alpine […]

Climb The Weissmies 4017m

Whilst, at 4017m the Weissmies only just makes it into the exclusive club of Alpine 4000m peaks, it has many more attributes to recommend an ascent than just its altitude…The […]

Chamonix Alpine Intro

Whilst Chamonix is the capital of world mountaineering, you do not need to be a great climber to enjoy its vast mountain attractions. On the contrary, one of Chamonix’s real […]

Private Guiding

Booking Procedures Contact us to confirm dates and a suitable course / itinerary Check the price details Check the terms and conditions (including mountain participation statement, repeated below) Place an […]


Kit List for Expedition Planning and Packing Clearly some of the equipment mentioned / not mentioned here is specific to the type / altitude of the peak you are attempting. […]

South Pole / Antarctica Trip

The Antarctic travel diaries of Thomas Dougherty Jr. and an account of his trip to Antarctica and sledging journey to the South Pole South Pole Trip[1].doc 2.24 MB

Ski South Pole Last Degree

An account of a 5 man, ‘Last Degree’ sledging trip to the South Pole in January 2010…. Article index Ski South Pole Facts and Figures Training and Approach Acclimatising The […]

Expedition Guiding

“British Mountain Guides experience and training in the harsh winter conditions of the Scottish Highlands coupled with their guiding and personal achievements in the Greater Ranges makes them well-suited to […]

Expedition Training

If you are heading off to the Greater Ranges to climb an expedition peak we recommend you start the training process a long time in advance. Improving your mountain fitness, […]

Expedition Training

Climbing a peak in the ‘Greater Ranges’ can be the ‘high point’ of your mountaineering career. The Chamonix Valley is an ideal training venue to ensure you are well prepared […]

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