Based in Valais, Switzerland, British-born Ben Proudlove is a uniquely experienced and qualified outdoor expert. A UIMLA International Mountain Leader, he is also a fully-qualified Swiss Brevet Fédéral Ski Instructor and an ISIA card holder, an accomplished outdoor educator and a qualified Outdoor Education and Geography teacher. His company, Alpine Expertise, is the realisation of years of passion and personal professional development.

Alpine Expertise specialises in providing bespoke alpine treks in both summer and winter, outdoor experiences and training courses, tailored to the individual’s requirements, at home in Valais or further afield in international locations.

Ben has led summer expeditions around the world since 2010 - trekking, summitting high peaks, living in wild environments, completing project work and sharing his passion for the great outdoors. In winter, he has developed and improved ski technique for countless clients and introduced many to the joys of ski touring and off-piste skiing.