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 guiding Summer and Winter Alpine Treks and Alpine, Off-Piste and Ski-Touring Coaching, 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, summiting 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.