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The Alps hold a place for adventurers all four seasons, whether you have aspirations to climb a well known summit, ski a classic descent, or simply get off the beaten track to discover a hidden gem.

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Welcome to High-Alpine Mountain Guides

m-guideWe offer some of the most magnificent Alpine rock climbing, mountaineering and ski trips available in the Alps. Michael Silitch, founder and primary guide, is an internationally certified UIAGM/IFMGA rock, alpine and ski-mountaineering guide (one of only a handful of American mountain guides certified in all three disciplines). He is based in Chamonix, France, but guides around the world.

We also offer cross-country ski adventures in the Alps and Norway, and bicycling tours throughout the Alps. Come join us for a scenic tour through some of the most spectacular alpine valleys in Europe.

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SPEED HAUTE ROUTE–Chamonix to Zermatt and back again in five days on skis and bike

A fast and light Haute Route with return by bicycle has been a dream of mine for years and this spring, 25-29 April 2012, I finally put it all together. Graham Barnes and I have been climbing together for over 12 years and when I proposed this trip, he was up for the challenge! Nina [...]