Custom & personal guiding

Alps

The most popular arrangement among regular guests. We meet up and climb where mountain conditions are best for the moment.

Where we end up is also based on your wishes and ambitions.

  • Content
  • When
  • Info
  • Equipment

Program & Content

Customized guiding days is for those who has special requirements and ambitions and want to maximize their time in the mountains. Together we discuss a program that suits your profile. Here’s an example of an intense technical mountaineering week with both mixed, ice and rock climbing:

Day 1

Rock climbing at Plan d’Aiguille and an ascent of Aiguille du Peigne by the Contamine/Vaucher route. Overnight stay at Refuge Plan d’Aiguille.

Day 2

Climbing Frendo spur on the North face of Aiguille du Midi. Staying at Cosmiques hut.

Day 3

Climbing the South face of Aiguille du Midi by famous Baquet/Rebuffat route. Spending the afternoon and night in Chamonix.

Day 4

Driving to Zermatt. Spending the night at Hörnli hut.

Day 5

Matterhorn ascent by the Zmutt ridge.

4000m peaks

If you’re into climbing on higher altitude and a collector of the alps 4000m peaks we are happy to design a program that maximize the amount of high peaks. If the weather and conditions are good we can climb more than fifteen 4000m summits during one week.

Best climbing at the moment

The concept is well known by skiers. There’s many places for great mountaineering. Depending on weather and snow conditions and off course your wishes and previous experiences, we may suggest climbing around these areas:

  • Berner Oberland
  • Uri, Ticino and Obwalden
  • Wallis
  • Aosta valley
  • Bernina
  • Chamonix and Mont Blanc massif
  • Ecrin

 

We are happy to arrange customized guiding all days during the week from December until late May.

Please make a request about what, when and where and we will get back to you soon!

Level required

Beginners to experts. The program is customized to fit your level.

Guide/Client ratio

Depending on the difficulty of the course. Most of the time we climb 1:2 or 1:1. For easier non technical summits up to 4clients per guide is ok.

Length

Minimum 3days.

Period

From June to Beginning of October

Assurance

The climber needs a travel and accident insurance for the implementation of this activity.

Price

1 client from 550CHF per day
2 clients from 650CHF per day

For Group sizes 3-4 clients contact us for further information.

Note

Expenses for the guide is not included in the daily fee(lifts, travel costs, lodging etc.) Trips and courses with travel days have their own pricing.

Guide fee depends on
  • Type of activity and where
  • Course seriousness and difficulty
  • Course length (day tour or bivinights included)
  • If going alone or in a bigger group
  • If booking a single day or several days
  • High season or low season

The price is based on the recommended daily fee by the Swiss Bergführerverband, SBV.

Mountaineering equipment list

Below is a recommended checklist that may change depending on conditions and choice of  routes. Please contact us if you need to rent anything of the list below.

Technical Equipment

Crampons, harness, ice-axe, helmet, mountain boots, trekking poles

Other Equipment
  • Backpack 25-35 liters
  • Headlamp & spare batteries
  • Warm hat & sunhat
  • Warm jacket
  • Underlayer, mid layer, extra socks
  • Jacket (wind and waterproof)
  • Trousers (wind and waterproof)
  • Gaiters
  • Thin and warm gloves
  • Ski-googles and sunglasses

  • Water bottle 1 liter
  • Thermos
  • Snacks, Bars
  • Blister kit: Including Compeed blister plasters and elastoplast or similar
  • Sunscreen
  • Earplugs: If you sleep together in the dormitory at the mountain station and there is a lot of movement.
  • Sleeping sheet for the huts