Discover the French Alps with Mark

Let me be your guide; walking, via ferrata or on snowshoes in the French Alps.  Over 30 years experience and professionally qualified - you're in safe hands!

Mark Tennent Qualified Professional Walking Climbing Instructor

Mont Blanc

Mont Blanc seen from the Lac de Chéserys on the Tour du Mont Blanc in the French Alps.  This is one of the classic views on the Tour du Mont Blanc.

Mont Blanc Massif from the Lac de Chéserys

Discover the Vanoise National Park

On the ancient "Route du Sel" below the Col de la Vanoise.  This route forms part of the Tour of the Vanoise.

The Route du Sel in in the Vanoise National Park

Spot the marmottes ...

Marmottes are common in the French Alps and you will soon hear their shrill, warning whistles, warning of danger.

A Marmotte in the French Alps

Via Ferrata

Enjoy the thrill of a challenge!  Via ferrata are specially equipped rock faces.  Let me guide you on one of the many via ferrata in the French Alps.

Guided Via Ferrata in the French Alps

Bouquetin in the French Alps

Let me help you discover the wildlife, such as this female ibex (bouquetin).  Living here I know where you are most likely to find them!

The GR20 on Corsica

Great weather on Corsica's GR20; probably the most demanding of France's "Grand Randonnee" routes.

On the GR20 on Corscia

Snowshoeing in the Vanoise National Park

Enjoy the freedom of mountains, the clear, crisp mountain air on snowshoes.  No previous experience necessary!

Snowshoeing in the Vanoise, French Alps

Winter in the Beaufortain - French Alps

Wide open spaces, blue skies, sparkling snow in the Beaufortain overlooking the Lac de Roselend.  Come and visit it on snowshoes with me ...

Winter in the Beaufortain, Savoie, French Alps

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