Alpine 4000m peaks  stretch from the Bernese Oberland in the North to the Bernina in the East and the Barres des Erins in the south. All are great mountains to climb in their own right. The effort and experience to scale one of these great peaks makes the memories that bit more memorable. There are 50 plus 4000m peaks of major status.  The aim of this type of course is to attampt as many as possible.

Steady peaks skills required:  basic mountaineering skills like walking in crampons, basic use of a rope for glacial travel and easy ridge climbing, along with the ability to walk for up to 8 hours carrying a sack. All  skills for Alpine mountaineering would be covered as part of journey on any trip. Most peaks are suitable for first time visitors to the alps.

Venues :  It’s best to discuss options directly with us to choose the venue that suits your ability, aspirations and conditions. The conditions on the Voir Normal routes across the Alps varies tremendously depending on seasonal changes in the weather, snow pack and temperature. Popular places to head to:

Alpine 4000m peaks  stretch from the Bernese Oberland in the North to the Bernina in the East and the Barres des Erins in the south. All are great mountains to climb in their own right. The effort and experience to scale one of these great peaks makes the memories that bit more memorable. There are 50 plus 4000m peaks of major status.  The aim of this type of course is to attampt as many as possible.

Steady peaks skills required:  basic mountaineering skills like walking in crampons, basic use of a rope for glacial travel and easy ridge climbing, along with the ability to walk for up to 8 hours carrying a sack. All  skills for Alpine mountaineering would be covered as part of journey on any trip. Most peaks are suitable for first time visitors to the alps.

Venues :  It’s best to discuss options directly with us to choose the venue that suits your ability, aspirations and conditions. The conditions on the Voir Normal routes across the Alps varies tremendously depending on seasonal changes in the weather, snow pack and temperature. Popular places to head to:

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