Alpine Private Guiding (1:1)

Cost: £3,395
Ratio (Clients:Guides): 1:1
Estimated Hut and Cable car costs: CHF220 (+ cable cars depending on climbing objectives)
Dates available: 29th June - 6th July 2024 [ Full ], 6th July - 13th July 2024 [ Full ], 13th July - 20th July 2024 [ Full ], 20th July - 27th July 2024 [ Full ], 3rd August - 10th August 2024 [ Full ], 10th August - 17th August 2024, 17th August - 24th August 2024, 24th August - 31st August 2024, 31st August - 7th September 2024, 6th September - 13th September 2024, 7th September - 14th September 2024

Our Mountain Guides will work with you to set an itinerary for the week and guide you safely on your chosen climbs while you enjoy the friendly atmosphere of our alpine chalet, warm hospitality and home cooking on your nights in the valley.

Climb in the Val d'Herens, Saas Tal, Zermatt, Oberland, Chamonix or Aosta areas on routes of your choice. Please give us an idea of what you'd like to do on your booking form (using the "Previous experience and requirements" box).

Potential objectives are endless but could include the Obergabelhorn, Weisshorn, Matterhorn*, Eiger, Dent Blanche, harder lines in the Mont Blanc massif, Grand Combin, Gran Paradiso North Face, Lenspitz, Liskamm traverse, Dufourspitze traverse.

Petit Gendarme on the ArbengratOrbergabelhorn Arbengrat

The price includes:

  • 6 days guiding with your own dedicated guide
  • fully catered valley accommodation in Evolene for up to 7 nights as per our other Alpine Courses (see general info page for details)
  • guides hut and travel expenses for up to 3 nights in huts (excluding cable cars, trains and tunnels)*

*There is a chf100 supplement for the Matterhorn to cover guides Hornli hut costs (payable at the hut). Huts aren't booked in advance for private guiding weeks.

Guides/group cable car, tunnel, and train expenses are not included in the price or estimated costs as these will vary depending upon what you choose to do. You can pay these expenses in cash if/as they arise, together with the guides cost of a 4th or 5th hut night should that be required.

Single supplements for valley accommodation can be reserved (subject to availability).

Private guiding is also available on a "guiding only" basis (without valley accommodation). Please contact us for a quote (

What our clients say:

"Tim pitched this just right for my current level of fitness and acclimatisation. He worked incredibly hard to put me on 4 summits in 3 climbing days" Ian, July 2018