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  • UCPA is a unique and brilliant experience, I would not describe it as a hotel but also not hostel it is somewhere in-between. Its a place where meeting people and making friends...
    Peter E
  • No matter how hard you try, when you book everything separately (especially with the Euro and price of food at the moment), you will never beat UCPA.
    Anna R
  • The food offers great variety, choice (several options each night), quantity (as much as you want) and quality is decent (7/10). Cheese and yoghurts coming out of your ears, packed lunch option, afternoon...
    Anna R
  • There is always a range of ages, nationalities, mixtures of solo travellers, couples, groups etc. We have booked as a group of 6, a group of 36 (no joke) and even just me and my boyfriend – it works for all.
    Anna R

Mountaineering - Dates & Prices

The prices below indicate that there should be availability for the given date / course. Our system presents the most up to date information from UCPA (live feed) but please be advised not to book any flights until you receive your booking confirmation e-mail from us. It is possible to book the last place at the same time as one of our foreign partners. We will contact you as soon as possible if this is the case.



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Argentiere (Summer)
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 UCPA Argentiere (Summer)02/06/1909/06/1916/06/1923/06/1930/06/1907/07/1914/07/1921/07/1928/07/1904/08/1911/08/1918/08/1925/08/1901/09/1908/09/19 
UCPA Discover the High Mountains --£569£588£588£606£625£644£644£662£662£662£625£606£588 
UCPA Accommodation with Lift Pass --£310£310£310-------£347£347£310 
Chamonix (Summer)
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 UCPA Chamonix (Summer)02/06/1909/06/1916/06/1923/06/1930/06/1907/07/1914/07/1921/07/1928/07/1904/08/1911/08/1918/08/1925/08/1901/09/1908/09/19 
UCPA Alpine Mountaineering 4 Day Break £384£384£403£403£403£403£403£403£384£403£403£403-£384£384 
UCPA Accommodation with Lift Pass £329£329£366£366£366£366£366£366£347£366£366£366-£366£329 
UCPA Chamonix - Zermatt Trek ---£1069-£1069-£1069-£1069-£1032--- 
UCPA Alpine Mountaineering Introduction £652£652£652£671£671£690£727£744£727£744£744£708-£690£652 
UCPA Alpine Mountaineering Improver £662£681£681£699£699£718£736£755£755£773£773£736-£718£681 
UCPA Alpine Mountaineering Advanced £727£744£744£744£764£782£801£819£801£819£819£801-£764£727 
UCPA Alpine Mountaineering 14 Days £1403-£1421-£1458-£1458-£1458-£1458---- 
UCPA Mont Blanc Preparation -£616£616£652£652£652£652£652£634£652£652£652-£616£616 
UCPA Summit du Mont Blanc 4810m £1755---£1755-£1755-£1755----£1755- 
UCPA Summit du Bishorn 4159m ----£810-£810-£810-£810--£773- 
UCPA Summit of Breithorn 4,164 m ----£829£829-£829-£829-£829--- 
UCPA Summit l'Alphubel 4,206m ----£847-£847-£829-£847---- 
UCPA Grand Paradis - First 4000m peak £708£727£744£782£782£782£782£801£801£819£819£801-£744£744 
UCPA Mont Rose 4,563m ---£912£912£912£949£949£949£949£949£949-£894- 
UCPA Chamonix Rock & Ice £366£403£384£403£421£421£440£458£458£477£477£458-£421£403 

Our week long summer holidays run from the Sunday to the Saturday. This is because in Summer equipment is not available until the Sunday evening. It is possible to add the Saturday night on for an extra fee at most resorts, just select this extra when you make your booking. 

All prices include:

  • Accommodation in Multi Share rooms
  • All Meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

Most courses also include: 

  • Equipment rental 
  • Instruction/Guide
  • other associated course costs

Click on a price to see more information about what is included in the holiday you are interested in. 

Please keep in mind that although hut fees are included in the package you will need to bring some cash with you to buy drinks, particularly in Swiss huts where only bottled water is available.