Throughout the Summer months we have a variety of Alpine trekking tours.
Gary Hodgson and Tarmachan Mountaineering have been guiding groups in The Alps for over 15 years. The Tour of Mont Blanc and The Walkers Haute Route are two of the most popular treks we have on offer. Gary has guided the TMB over 80 times and the Walkers Haute Route over 50 times. We know the trails quite well!
Gary is a fully qualified IML (International Mountain Leader) which is a compulsory qualification for guiding trekking groups in France and other Alpine countries.
With a wealth of knowledge on these treks you can be assured of a great experience.
Alpine Mountain Trekking
Tour du Mont Blanc
A fabulous trek circumnavigating western Europe's highest mountain, Mont Blanc. A mix of beautiful valley's, Alpine meadow's, high mountain passes and soaring glaciated peaks. 10 days of trekking on one of the great walks of the world. It’s easy to see why. Nowhere else in the world can you experience this scenery with very comfortable hotel accommodation every evening.Mont Blanc trek
Tour of the Matterhorn
The Tour of the Matterhorn is a 9 day trek which circumnavigate one of the most stunning and instantly recognisable mountains in the world. It is a very quiet trek with some demanding and long days with two easy glacier crossings. It is we within the capabilities of reasonabley fit hillwalkers. A trek for the connoisseur of high Alpine trekking amongst grand, high mountains.Matterhorn Trek
The Walkers Haute Route
This 10 day trek is a fabulous high level summer trek, a variation on the classic glacier and ski tour expedition. There are no glaciers or technical ground on this trek from Chamonix to Zermatt. These two mountaineering centres have world wide fame with their iconic mountains, Mont Blanc and The Matterhorn. Much quieter than the TMB there are stunning views of many 4000m mountains along the trek.Read more
We have run trips to Mount Elbrus 5642m and Aconcagua 6959m as well as to the wild lands of Patagonia and Greenland.Read more