So you have signed up for an adventure - trekking the most wonderful trails in the Alps! You definitely some level of fitness in order to get maximum enjoyment out of your walking holiday, but the beauty of our bespoke treks is that we fit the walk to your ability.
Preparation is the key to achieving your goal of enjoying your walking holiday on these stunning mountain treks. We will tailor each days walk to suit your requirements and make sure that you are aware of the daily distances travelled and any height gain, so you know what to expect.
We grade our treks from 1 to 10 (1 being relatively easy & 10 being extremely hard), each trek receives a grade depending on the difficulty of terrain and numbers of days of sustained trekking.
BESPOKE TREKS - PICK YOUR GRADE:
There ARE easy treks in the Alps. And this is the beauty of working with our experts who can tailor bespoke trekking holidays for you: we listen to your needs and choose from the hundreds of trails accordingly.
Alpine hiking trails are varied and can have enormous daily elevation heights and gain to challenge the fittest of our clients. However, with 1000's of kilometres of trails we can also show you stunning walks through Alpine forests and meadows where you can enjoy breathtaking views of the mountains that are no more strenuous than the walks you take at home.
Have a look at our trek grades page for more information - our day trek routes can span anything from a grade 3 to a grade 9. Enough variety to challenge our clients who have already attained a super level of fitness and stamina, but also include families with children and people who simply want to enjoy these breathakingly beautiful mountains.
View our trek grading information.
NUTRITION AND HYDRATION
No matter what your trek is graded, or your level of fitness, one of the most important things when walking at altitude is your nutrition and hydration. Poor nutrition or hydration can severely affect your physical performance so it is important to get what you eat and drink right.