About Us

rock climbing course in switzerland
Rock climbing courses in Switzerland at Bergseehutte

Life Adventure Guiding focuses on unlocking your potential to have fantastic rock climbing adventures in the Swiss Alps.

Are you new to outdoor rock climbing and looking for a place to start? Do you have experience and want to advance to the next level? Tim will adapt to the climber’s experience and ensure you receive the best instruction.

We offer climbing courses for groups or privately 1:1 instruction for all skill levels: beginners to advance. Programs are run at low ratios and encourage a positive learning environment.

New in 2022 is Guided Multi-pitch trips and courses. Experience the thrill and joy of climbing a route between 100-400m! Beautiful views and a sense of accomplishment match the challenge of climbing into the vertical work. Like with all of our courses and trips, you’re sure to have a memorable life adventure

Our base is in Central Switzerland in Canton Schwyz. Climbing cliffs with various rock types are easily accessible by car or public transport. There is something for everyone to experience, sport climbing, top-rope, and fantastic multi-pitch. We offer climbing trips starting in April and running through September. Our trips provide a unique opportunity to engage with the mountains and enjoy the sport of rock climbing..

Are you traveling to Switzerland from abroad? We can guide you! We offer travel planning services for Switzerland and Europe. We help you create an itinerary based on your destination and activity wishes for the trip. It’s fun and easy to plan your Swiss travels with someone who knows the area. You could even take one of our guided tours along the way. Contact us directly to learn more about this helpful service. 


Timothy ‘Tim’ Dunham

Lead Guide and owner Timothy ‘Tim’ Dunham is an Aspiring Rock Guide with the American Mountain Guide Association (AMGA), having completed the Rock Guide Course. He is currently certified in Wilderness First Responder (WFR) & CPR. Tim also works professionally as a Radiology Technologist in a Cardiology Catheter Lab, with nearly 20 years in the medical field.

His first exposure to Rock Climbing was growing up in Southern California, USA. He discovered the passion for rock climbing and began a lifelong quest into the vertical world. Today, he brings that passion to the Swiss Alps and values the shared experience with others.

In 2017 Life Adventure Guiding was started to bring the dream of rock guiding into reality. Just like he received when starting out, Tim’s goal is to educate and mentor climbers in the craft of rock climbing.

Tim is passionate about teaching the climbing knowledge he has developed over nearly 20 years of climbing. Whether climbing rocks or patients having heart surgery, he’s committed to serving others. He is an avid world traveler, making connections wherever he goes. Photography is an integral part of Tim’s life. Since age 10 he’s had a camera in his hand, always documenting his Life Adventure. See more of his work at: Timothydunhamphotography.com.