Explore the beautiful Massif du Beaufortain with three days snow shoe walks.

£475.00

This snowshoe holiday traverses the Chartreuse mountains starting near Grenoble and finishing close to the historic centre of Chambery.

£845.00

Explore the beautiful Massif du Beaufortain on this 6 day snowshoe walking holiday in the French Alps.

£845.00

Explore the beautiful Vanoise Alps with three days of snow shoe walks based at the village of Pralognan-la-Vanoise.

£395.00

The Hotel Grand Bec 3***, and 3 "Chimneys" Logis de France will be our base for the week.  You will have a warm welcome from Lise-Marie and Henri F

£895.00

This mountain walking holiday is for people who want some more challenging walking without the need for crampons, ice axes and the paraphanilia of

£895.00

This tour stay requires a good physical endurance with stages of up to 8 hours walking and up to 1550m of cumulative ascent.

£945.00

The final programme will be decided with regards to the prevailing conditions and the desires of the group.

£395.00

I offer guiding on individual or multiple via ferrata in the French Alps on a "Private Guiding" basis.

Explore the South of France and enjoy some excellent via ferrata at the same time!

£945.00

The final programme will be decided with regards to the prevailing conditions and the desires of the group.

£845.00
  • TC - Snowshoeing Meribel

    We want to thank you once more for giving us such a wonderful introduction into snow shoeing. Your thoughtfulness in selecting routes for beginners as well as your knowledge of the local environment enhanced our experience considerably. Your enthusiasm for the outdoor life and understanding of nature, trees. birds and plants made our holiday all the more memorable. We cannot forget the meal Pascal cooked at his Refuge,especially the special after lunch schnapps.

  • PB - Snow & Ice Climbing

    ;We both felt that you made very good decisions about what to do, balancing safety with a programme that fulfilled our desire to do some challenging and interesting climbing." PB - Snow & Ice Climbing

  • CB - Snow & Ice Climbing Course, Scotland

    We'd just like to express our thanks for organising everything and providing what was clearly first class training during our recent snow & ice climbing course." - CB

  • Stevenson College - Single Pitch Award Training Course

    Thank you for running a first class training course. My staff learned a great deal and are motivated to extend these skills". - Stevenson College - SPSA Training

  • JB - Private Guiding, Isle of Skye, Scotland

    Thanks for making our weekend on Skye not just successful but also very enjoyable" JB - Guiding on Skye

  • PB - Mountain Navigation & Scrambling

    "Thank you for a marvellous couple of days scrambling and navigating in the hills ... you have truly whetted my appetite, and I learned a tremdous amount during the two days ... I will be in touch next time I'm looking for something exciting up north...". PB

  • BW - Hill Walking, Glencoe

    ...Thanks for a cracking couple of days in Glencoe ... thank you again for everything - I shall certainly give you a call if I get some free time." BW

  • KH - Aonach Eagach Ridge, Glencoe, Scotland

    Thank you for a great day on Monday on the Aonach Eagach Ridge". KH

  • MU - Skye Cuillin, Hill Walking, Scotland

    ...thank you for a fantastic week on Skye ... a combination of fine weather, great company and your own professionalism made for a really great experience." MU

  • DB - Private Guiding, Cuillin, Isle of Skye, Scotland

    Thank you for a superb day last Saturday. (In Pin, Sgurr Mhicoinnich, Sgurr Alisdair) I will certainly be recommending you to my friends." DB

  • S - Hill Walking, Scotland

    Thanks for a superb week and hope to see you again sometime". S

  • Duncan & Katy - Tour of the Vanoise

    Back home after a great trip for which we must thank you once again ... a tremendous holiday and we will have no hesitation in recommending you to our friends.

  • Yuri from Moscow

    We would like also to take the opportunity and recommend Mark Tennent as the guide for Via Ferrata. What distinguishes Mark is his warmth and "good aura"; he is very supportive and gives you a feeling of confidence what was especially important for the beginners like us (and me also with some height fear). We managed only simple routes (by the way, my father is 72 - so go ahead, guys!) but we hope to return and make more complicated the next time.

  • DW - Via Ferrata

    Thanks so much Mark. They had a great time and the photos are so much better than mine where they look like dots!

  • Mark B.

    Thanks very much for a challenging but really enjoyable afternoon. I wasn't sure what to expect but I'm sure it's something we'll do again." - Snowshoeing

  • Malcolm

    Dear Mark
    We had a really enjoyable day ... we talked about it a lot after and we all genuinely had a great time. She was raving to her friends about it ... all the best.  Feel free to point people in my direction if you need a professional recommendation.
    a
    ll the best
    Malcolm

  • LC - Snowshoeing in the Vanoise, Feb 2012

    Dear Mark, many thanks for sending  a link to your photos, they are a great reminder of 3 brilliant days. Thanks so much for making it all work so smoothly. 

  • M&SK - Hill Walking Scotland

    I would commend your professionalism and ability to communicate. Also your patience with us was exemplary, and we both enjoyed your company tremendously. It was a great pleasure to share the enjoyment of these spectacular mountains with you ... Our grateful thanks for a very memorable day with a total professional" M&SK

  • NP - Winter Skills Course, Scotland

    Just a short note to say a big thank you for your instruction on Saturday. We both enjoyed the day enormously and feel that it has given us a bit of extra confidence to venture further afield and appreciate more of the mountain ... we were also grateful for the company of a like-minded and proficient individual rather than the bearded eccentric." NP

  • ST - Skye Cuillin, Scotland

    ... a reminder of two wonderful days on Skye under your brilliant guidance". ST

  • MW - Mountain Walking, Scotland

    Just a few lines to let you know that I was very pleased with the mountain walking in September". MW

  • GC - Single Pitch Award, Rock Climbing

    ... the course was both informative and well presented and I've learned what I had hoped for and some more". GC

  • Alex Wade

    I retained Mark to guide my 12-year-old son and I on the Tour du Mt Blanc in late May/early June 2010. We were pre-season, meaning that we met with some adverse weather, but Mark was consistently excellent in problem-solving, navigation and finding lateral solutions to difficult situations. He is a personable, highly experienced mountain guide with a superb knowledge of the Savoie region especially. I would certainly retain Mark again for any similar undertakings. June 28, 2010

  • GB Snowshoeing, Courchevel, March 2010

    Really felt part of the wondrous environment and feel much better for it. The lunches were also great, vipers and all! - GB - Snowshoeing, Courchevel, March 2010

  • Three Days So Enjoyable

    Thanks so much for making the three days so enjoyable.

  • IL - Snowshoeing, Courchevel 2010

    Hoping we shall meet again. -IL - Snowshoeing, Courchevel, March 2010.

  • SF - Snowshoeing March 2010

    Mark thanks again for the great day...just got back to NYC and was talking about you on the plane home. R* had a great time with Roy...hope to see you again next year. - SF

  • Adrenaline - Snowshoeing, Courchevel

    "What a fabulous way to spend the day, at one with nature, in beautiful surroundings, and getting a brilliant work out as well. Highly recommend, even for adrenaline junkies!"

  • Yaffa, Jerusalem - Snowshoeing

    We just came back from ski vacation in Val Thorens. We had a free day on Friday ( you can get your apartment only on Saturday). We found in the internet Mark Tennent from Simply Savoie,
    and he took us for snow shoeing walk. Everything was perfect, he met us on time, gave us the equipment, and took us to very beautiful place,' with fantastic views over the mountains.


    Yaffa, Jerusalem

  • Chris & Carol F - Vanoise

    Dear Mark


    Just to thank you for an excellent holiday and for your patience. We really enjoyed the chance to see so many different aspects of the area and to get to some of the cols and refuges: Chris is sorting through hundreds of photographs which will help us to remember it all. We also much appreciated the comfort and helpfulness of the hotel. Many thanks for all that you did for us.

  • Susan Fleming

    I hired Mark as an instructor in Courchevel. He was courteous and professional and so interesting from the moment we met before the lesson even began. He weaves his knowledge of nature and the environment into the lesson giving a dimension that I had never experienced before.
    I highly recommend Mark as an instructor extraordinare!”

  • J&B P - Snowshoeing

    Hi Mark,
    We really enjoyed the snowshoeing afternoons with you.

  • RS - Aonach Eagach Ridge, Glen Coe, Scotland

    ... thanks for a superb and memorable day on Aonach Eagach ..." RS

  • BE - Rock Climbing

    ... I appreciated your professionalism and training skills ... the climbing in those five days was a personal high for me ... I also enjoyed your company very much" BE

  • Winter Mountaineering - Scotland - PN - Feb 2000

    I just wanted to say how much I enjoyed the winter mountaineering course I have just completed with you. I would like to give particular thank you to Jonathon who did an excellent job as guide and led us to some very interesting places! Overall I found it a very worthwhile week. PN 22 Feb 2000

  • Winter Mountaineering - Scotland - AF Feb 2000

    Just a quick not to say thanks for making our holiday one that will be hard to forget. We had such a great time and learned just exactly what we need to tackle a winter munro with all that the weather could throw at us. We spent the return journey to the relative flat lands of the Peak District planning our next adventure and looking forward to our future fun on Scottish winter hills. AF 22 Feb 2000

  • RB - Rock Climbing

    ... "may I congratulate you on organising a fine event, thoroughly enjoyed by all of us with excellent instruction by Mark Tennent" RB

  • Karolina & Benoit - Snowshoeing, Courchevel

    Hi Mark, hope you are well and good snow keeps you busy. Again thank you very much for this amazing experience. We really enjoyed it. Many thanks, Karolina

  • Bridget & Chris - Snowshoeing Weekend, Vanoise

    Thanks for great pictures and thanks for a great holiday.

  • A Memorable Day ...

    Dear Mark, thanks for a memorable day. It has just been perfect! Just back home from les Saisies. Another two beautiful days! Snow was great!

  • Rory C-P

    ... many thanks for your knowledge, time and effort last week it was much appreciated. Despite the weather the trip was a great success and will have many lasting memories long after other holidays have been forgotten.

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