"Adventure Base. The name says it all. It is the perfect base for setting in motion, adventures in the mountains, and beyond, that you dream about! I was impressed by the quality of service and professionalism, and how the Adventure Base team makes sure you get the most out of the entire experience.
"Overall, their team of staff helped give me the most amazing, challenging and unforgettable experience that I have ever had. They are great at what they do and as importantly were thoroughly decent, kind and considerate people both with their clients and their spectacular environment."
"I've been going on tours with Adventure Base for 5 years now and fully anticipate signing up with them next year too. The AB team is helpful, engaging, accommodating and professional, with a network of excellent guides. I consider the AB team my trusted friends in the Alps."
“The summit was like a dream. It was so overwhelming I began to cry with joy for making it to this magical world at the top of Europe.”
"I’d recommend Adventure Base 100%. I want to be an Adventure Base guide!"
"It is quite possibly the best most rewarding week I’ve ever had pursuing my passions."
"Really enjoyed the whole experience thank you!! Our little group was so much fun and the local guides were so amazing. Didn't want to leave!"
"AB are unequivocally the best. I don’t believe it could have been a better week, from the Chalet, to Jo the cook/cleaner/enthusiastic listener, to Olly the organiser, the other climbers (wonderful bunch) and most importantly the guides. A 10 out of 10 experience."
"Loved the trip to Toubkal thanks guys. No complaints from our group and we are already looking forward to the next adventure!"
Chamonix Freeride Skiing
This trip is aimed at skiers with a high level of previous experience who are looking to ski some of the best lines around Chamonix. Five days packed full of amazing ski lines, backcountry education, avalanche awareness and much more. The added bonus is you'll be doing the whole trip guided by pro skier Tom Grant, one of the best ski guides in the industry.
Ski Touring Intro
Introducing keen skiers to the exciting world of ski touring. This is great preparation for our ski touring trips and an essential confidence builder for those with no previous ski touring experience.
Off-Piste Skiing Intro
This introduction trip is all about skiing lift accessed off-piste terrain to build up skills and knowledge on how to ski mixed snow safely and confidently. Skiing off-piste is an essential skill to have in order to undertake a backcountry ski touring adventure.
Scotland Winter Skills
If you are new to winter mountaineering, or just need to dust off the cobwebs, this practical trip will cover everything you need to know in order to stay as safe as possible in the mountains, whilst having an awesome time exploring and taking in new experiences.
Ice Climbing Intro
Whether it is mountain ice or frozen waterfalls, ice climbing is superb and always an ultra rewarding outdoor experience. The ‘thunk’ of your axes bedding into the ice, and the beauty of the mountains in winter is hard to beat.
Haute Route Ski Tour
The Haute Route ski tour has deservedly earned its reputation for being one of the worlds great ski adventures. Embark on an epic 6 day journey crossing spectacular glaciated terrain from Chamonix to Zermatt. Love your skiing? This is a must for you!
Ski Gran Paradiso
Ski the Gran Paradiso (4061m), the highest peak entirely in Italy, and tick off your first 4000m ski descent. That's right, there's a whole load of downhill for all that uphill effort!
Summer Alpine Skills
Fancy dipping your toe in to the wonderful world of mountain experiences? If so then this is the course for you. Learn basic skills including rope work, belaying, crampons, glaciers and general mountain 'know-how'. A great place to start for any budding mountaineer.
Climb Mont Blanc (4808m) the highest peak in Western Europe. It’s a beautiful, imposing and highly sought after summit that sits at the roof of the Alps on the border of France and Italy. If your adventure juices are flowing, then keep on reading...
The Matterhorn is probably the most iconic peak out there in the mountains. Rising behind the charming town of Zermatt on the Swiss / Italian border this is a highly sought after summit for mountaineers and adventurers alike. Daring, dramatic and intimidating this is one of our favourite mountains to guide.
Elbrus is the highest mountain in Europe, one of the 7 summits and is perfectly suited for expedition style mountaineering. A great way to get a taste of what it's like mountaineering at 5642m above sea level.
Monte Rosa lies on the border between Switzerland and Italy and is one of the best kept secrets in the Alps. The highest peak of the range is the Dufourspitze (4634 m) which is the highlight of the peaks you climb on this stunning mountain adventure. Speak to any mountaineer whose taken this trip and they'll tell you how truly special it is.
The Eiger is one of the most sought after summits in the Alps and a formidable challenge for any keen mountaineer. Located in the Bernese Alps of Switzerland, this is a major Alpine classic steeped in historic tales of heroic climbing. On this trip we climb via the Mittellegi ridge. Got what it takes?
Tour Du Mont Blanc Trek
The Tour du Mont Blanc trek is an incredible opportunity to completely immerse yourself in the mountains and enjoy the natural beauty of the seven valleys that surround western Europe’s highest mountain.
Tour du Mont Blanc Highlights
Experience the best of the Tour du Mont Blanc trails on one of our highlights trip. Starting in Italy, you make your way over to Switzerland and finally end up in France over 4 days trekking. The trip has been designed so that you only need to take 2 days off work in order to experience this world famous trek.
Autumn Alpine Skills
Our popular Alpine Skills course set in October and November, which are wilder, colder, often snowy and far quieter than the busy summer months in the Alps. The focus is on learning essential mountain skills such as crevasse rescue, ice climbing, roping up on glaciers all in a high mountain environment.
Climb Aconcagua, the highest peak in the South American Andes, and the highest peak outside of Asia at 6962m. Tick off one of the seven summits in the stunning Mendoza range of Argentina. Go get that summit!
Chamonix Freeride SkiingJanuary 2022 From €1650
Ski Touring IntroJanuary - April From €950
Off-Piste Skiing IntroJanuary - April From €950
Scotland Winter SkillsJanuary - February From €650 (£550)
Ice Climbing IntroJanuary - February From €1227
Haute Route Ski TourMarch - May From €1750
Ski Gran ParadisoMarch - May From €1728
Summer Alpine SkillsJune - September From €1200
Mont BlancJune - September From €2570
MatterhornJuly - September From €3790
ElbrusJune - September From €2393
Monte RosaJune - September From €2990
EigerJune - September From €3690
Tour Du Mont Blanc TrekJuly - September From €1895
Tour du Mont Blanc HighlightsJuly - September From €750
Autumn Alpine SkillsOctober - November From €890
Aconcagua27th Nov - 17th Dec 2022 From €5989 (£5095)
CORPORATE AND GROUP EXPERIENCES
We specialise in creating and delivering quality experiences in breathtaking environments for a whole variety of different groups. With decades of knowledge in adventure event management, we pride ourselves in bringing teams together to create lasting memories.
Founded by world renowned adventurer and 14 time Everest summiteer Kenton Cool, we've delivered some memorable experiences to some of the UK's leading companies.
YOUR NEXT BIG ADVENTURE
There's nothing we enjoy more than helping people explore and enjoy the mountains. That's why we spend all our time dreaming up and creating adventures for us all to enjoy. Why? Because life's better once you've been in the mountains, right?
Sometimes we all need a little nudge in the right direction. If you're new to the mountains or looking for something a little more bespoke then fill out our 'adventure builder' and we'll put something together for you.
A NOTE FROM OUR FOUNDER KENTON COOL
“Having led countless teams up and down mountains for over 20 years, I can truly say there is nothing quite like the bond formed during these experiences. It lasts a lifetime. I couldn’t be more confident in the service our operations teams and guides deliver, no matter how big or small your mountain objectives. We’ve worked extremely hard to build a company with pedigree, helped by decades of expertise, all the while doing everything with our trademark personal approach. We are looking forward to helping you enjoy the mountains with us.”
GUIDES WITH EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE AND 'OODLES' OF CHARISMA.
All the guides we work with are well known to us and handpicked for their ability, personality and experience. They've climbed mountains across the globe and led groups in some of the most stunning environments. The best thing about our guides is getting to know them on our trips and learning from their vast range of skills and knowledge. Consider them a mentor for all your future adventures!
WHAT MAKES OUR TRIPS SPECIAL? THREE KEY PRINCIPLES!
We believe the future belongs to those that do. That's why we build adventures in stunning environments, inspiring us to dream big and live more. Our trips are not easy, but the best things in life aren't.
Great teams, local culture, authentic experiences, quality adventures. It's these principles that make our trips memorable. We believe experiences are better when you can share them with someone else.
Save your effort for the Adventure. We’ll do the rest! We pride ourselves on getting the details right and your trip ready. After all, you've got an adventure to prepare for.