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Half-day intro to rock climbing from Chamonix

Join Mihnea, an IFMGA-certified guide, and spend a half day learning essential beginners' rock climbing skills in the beautiful mountains around Chamonix.






1/2 Day


Jun - Sep




First Time


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  • Gain essential skills to start you off climbing on the right foot
  • Admire the gorgeous mountains of Chamonix
  • Learn with a passionate, certified guide


Come join me in the stunning mountains around Chamonix, France for an exciting and efficient beginners’ rock climbing course.

No previous experience is required. All you need is a good fitness level and a desire to try out this thrilling and rewarding sport. There are lots of great climbing spots in the area, and I’ll pick the location based on the day’s conditions.

We’ll start with a briefing on the rock climbing equipment, followed by an introduction to belaying and other crucial progression techniques. Then you’ll have a couple of hours to try out what you’ve learned; I’ll give you advice and cheer you on.

Whether you’ve been climbing before or are a complete beginner, this is the perfect opportunity to gain some climbing skills in an unbeatable setting. Allow me to share my love of the sport with you- book now! 

You can check out the other great trips I offer on my page, like this 2-day ascent of Mont Blanc.

Price includes

- Guiding fee

Secure your spot with just 25% payment

48-hour free cancellation with 30-day advance booking

About the guide: Mihnea

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Mountain Guide

I’m an IFMGA mountain guide, a geographer and a passionate alpinist and climber.

I started going in the mountains as a child, at first very close to my home, in the Romanian Carpathians. In these mountains I discovered the passion for outdoor activities and climbing. It was not long until I started discovering other mountains and their challenges and I began building a "mountain climbing lifestyle".

I went in different expeditions around the world and I am always looking for interesting challenges in far away mountain ranges. As often as possible I spend my time in the Alps, training, climbing and enjoying life.

I became a national mountain guide in Romania in 2011. Since then, I love sharing my passion for the mountains and I enjoy taking clients to incredible places. I'm also a volunteer in educational activities to promote the values of authentic alpinism.

I believe in self development and always getting better at what I do, so in 2015 I joined the IFMGA mountain guide training program at EEMGA (East European Mountain Guides Association) and became a fully certified IFMGA mountain guide in 2018.

It will be my pleasure to guide you in any adventure in the mountains.


Romanian | English | French



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What people are saying about Mihnea


Great guide - mihnea was fun, placed a strong emphasis on safety, and also gave us advice on how to improve our climbing and alpinism!


En flott tur i fin natur. Vi fikk vite mye om isbreens tilstand og vi fikk prøvd både isklatring og via Ferrata. Guiden snakket flytende engels så det var lett å kommunisere. En behagelig og artig tur med litt utfordringer.



I spent 3 very exciting days at Balea Lake having very good snow and weather conditions. Accomodation at Paltinu Hotel was good and evenings passed quickly meeting all different type of mountain people :-). Skitours started from Paltinu Hotel (2034m) up to different mountain saddles (ca. 2300m) on skis. Going further to summits was possible but quite challenging as we had to climb in 1m of fresh snow carrying skis on the backpack. Nevertheless we had a lot of fun and Mihnea guided in all situations safely.

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