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(Walker's Haute Route) The Matterhorn (Tour du Mont Blanc) From Col de la Seigne (Alta Via 1) At Rifugio Nuvolau (Walker's Haute Route) In the Val de Bagnes (Tour du Mont Blanc) Chamonix from the South

Come trekking with Alpine Exploratory in 2017

At Alpine Exploratory we offer walking holidays in the Alps and the UK, based on our research. Please join us!

Trekkers rest at the Col de Balme on the French-Swiss border

Guided walking
in the Alps

Join a group led by our wonderful IMLs

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A UK Exploratory guided group approaching Conic Hill on the West Highland Way

Guided walking
in the UK

Join our IMLs on a trail or in the hills

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Walking above Lac de la Sassiere in the Tarentaise, French Alps

Self-guided walking
in the Alps

Trek by yourselves; huts and hotels booked

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Dropping into Dentdale, a tranquil spot in the Yorkshire Dales

Self-guided walking
in the UK

Complete a trail or explore from a base

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What we do

Are you new to walking?
Our walking trips take you to the best scenery with minimal effort. We plan the details, reducing the uncertainty and hassle. Join us for a trip that will really widen your walking horizons.

...or are you an old hand?
In travel, detail is everything. Our specialism is fitting a trip to suit your needs, in order to maximise your experience. We advise clients on the best ways to split up a long distance walk, the best hotels and other crucial aspects of a walking holiday.

Guided or self-guided?
Pick a self-guided holiday for the freedom to make your own way following maps and routecards; go guided for the benefits of a qualified leader. Each of our self-guided trips is organised just for you on the dates you choose. Going guided, bring your friends, family or colleagues and we'll run a private trip just for your group. Or, join one of our scheduled guided trips to enjoy the company of our groups.

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Alpine Exploratory provides a uniquely detailed and up-to-date coverage of trekking routes in the Alps and the UK. This knowledge lets us book superb holidays for our enthusiastic trekkers.

We are a small team based in Edinburgh in the UK. 2016 will be our 12th Summer in the Alps and the 10th on our UK routes.

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