Mountaineering School

Tina Gertsch

Operations Manager - Mountaineering

The OUTDOOR Mountaineering School exists to connect people to nature. We love and respect the environment we are lucky enough to call home and strive to share the wonders of the mountains with others in a way that honours nature and the standards and traditions of mountaineering.

We aim to make the world of mountaineering accessible to anyone who has the heart and the passion to explore, whether it’s the very first peak, a bucket list ski tour, or one of the hardest summits in the Swiss Alps.  Our deepest commitment is to safety, and this is reflected in our training, certifications, equipment standards, and small group sizes.

For more than 150 years, Grindelwald Mountain Guides have led guests through the mountains, passionately and professionally, at home and abroad. We cherish this opportunity and look forward to growing and evolving as we continue to explore the most beautiful places in the world.


OUTDOOR - Mountaineering School Grindelwald

 Monday – Sunday 8:00 am – 12:00 pm  & 1:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Dorfstrasse 103
3818 Grindelwald

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Summer Training Courses

Glacier Hikes

Summit Tours

Rock Climbing

Via Ferrata

Hiking Tours


Winter Training Courses

Ski Touring

Glacier Ski Touring

Ski Mountaineering

Snowshoe Tours

Ice Climbing

Freeride Tours

Aletsch Glacier Hike

From CHF 395 CHF.-

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Glacier Hikes

Aletsch Glacier Hike – The most beautiful hike of your life?

Meet the Crew

Interview with Swiss mountain guide Freddy Grossniklaus

Via Ferrata

Incredible cliff walk in the Valley of Lauterbrunnen – Via Ferrata Mürren

Meet the Crew

Outdoor Guide Mario Heller crosses Eiger, Mönch, Jungfrau and sets new speed record!


The fastest growing winter sport! Is snowshoeing for you?


The most scenic Canyoning adventure in Interlaken