I offer a wide range of guiding and instruction on rock, both here in the Alps and further afield. After 20 years of rock climbing I’m as enthusiastic about it now as I ever have been, and am passionate about sharing this with guests. I maintain a high personal climbing standard meaning I can find the right route for you whatever your aspirations. Get in touch to chat through your plans.
The Alps are packed with world class rock routes of every scale and difficulty, from short multi-pitch climbs in easy to access locations through to soaring granite towers perched on the highest glaciers. Here in the Chamonix valley we have easy access to a lifetimes worth of high-quality granite climbing in the mountains. Further afield the big ridges on the Salbit, the walls of the Bregaglia and the proud towers of Dolomites offer an unparalleled playground for the alpine rock climber.
Whether you are starting your journey into alpine rock and want to sample some of the more moderate classics or want to push yourself onto the bigger and harder routes of the range I’ll find the route for you.
Single & Multi-pitch Adventures
Rock climbing is a massively diverse activity, and we’re lucky to have access to all flavours within an hour of the Chamonix valley. From short cliffs with slabby beginner’s routes and overhanging test pieces to challenge anyone through to multi rope length adventurous limestone walls hundreds of metres high. Further afield there are lifetimes worth of world class climbing to be found throughout the south of France and the rest of Europe, much of it within a few hours’ drive. With horizons expanded internationally the possibilities are endless!
Instructional Courses & Performance Coaching
Time spent learning new techniques and sharpening skills on low altitude crags can be exactly what’s needed to open up grander adventures in the mountains or can be worthwhile and enjoyable in its own right. I’ve worked with guests to develop their multi-pitch climbing skills, technical rope work, ability to perform self-rescue as well as helping them to improve their personal climbing performance. Whatever you are looking to master I can tailor sessions to meet your needs.