Discover new places and learn new skills from an experienced mountain professional

I guide and coach people to make the most of their climbing and skiing holidays. I’ve been based in Chamonix since 2001 and travel all over the world to find you the best mountain experience.
Andy Perkins
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What I do

Off Piste Skiing

skisq   The most fun you can have with your clothes on. (more…)

Ski Touring and Ski Safaris

toursq Travel through the mountains on skis - a magical experience. (more…)

Ice Climbing

icesq Cascade adventures throughout the Alps and beyond... (more…)

Summer Alpine

 Some of the finest mountaineering challenges are on my doorstep (more…)

Rock Climbing

What I do on my days off! (more…)
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Blog from the mountains

Old guys rule! Sandy Allan and Rick Allen


On the 11th February, I attended one of those small but significant events that happen now and again in the climbing world. It was a chance to reconnect with the […]

The blond god skis the gaps, not the trees...

Chamonix snow report – December 2016

Let’s be honest – it’s been a bizarre start to the 2017 winter season. We had the first snow of the winter in September, and then moderate snowfalls to valley […]

The remains of Andy Parkin's studio at the Moulin des Artistes after the fire of 9 December 2016

Parkin studio destroyed by fire

That’s Parkin – with an “a”, not an “e”, and no “s” on the end.  On the night of 9 December 2016, the studio of my good friend Andy Parkin […]

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