About Outlier Ascents

Born out of the desire to share our passion for the mountains and the belief that anyone can achieve their goals given the right training.

Outlier Ascents is the brainchild of a group of experienced climbers and adventurers who wanted to share their passion for mountaineering with others. Our British team consists of expert physical trainers and fully qualified IFMA guides who have years of experience in helping individuals achieve their Mountaineering and Physical goals. Whether you are completely new to mountaineering or an experienced climber, our team has the expertise to help you reach your full potential.

Photograph of Rob Hayward co-founder of Outlier Ascents, UK based Mont Blanc climbing tour package

Rob Hayward
Expedition Lead

One of the founders of Outlier Ascents, Rob has a deep passion for the outdoors and adventure.

Outlier Ascents. Tom Grant. From UK climbing tour package

Tom Grant
Lead Guide

Tom is a full time guide and mountain athlete with nearly a decade of guiding experience.

Photograph of Ben Brewer, Head Coach for Outlier Ascents, UK based Mont Blanc climbing tour package

Ben Brewer
Lead Fitness Coach

Ben has been coaching and PTing CrossFit, strength and endurance training for almost 10 years.

Outlier Ascents. Luke Gibson Strength and Conditioning Coach. Mont Blanc Training and Guiding. UK based

Luke Gibson
S&C Coach

Luke, our Strength and Conditioning expert, adds an important dynamic to the training team.

Photograph of Aaron Harris, film maker in Mont Blanc for Outlier Ascents, UK based Mont Blanc climbing tour package

Aaron Harris

Aaron is a specialist sports and fitness videographer with a passion for the mountains.

Their organisation and professionalism made a once in a lifetime adventure even more exhilarating.

Leo Lundgren – Project Manager, Skanska

At OutlierAscents, we believe that climbing Mont Blanc is more than just a physical challenge, it is also a mental and emotional journey. Our team is here to support you every step of the way, from the initial fitness training to the mountaineering conditioning trips to the final climb. We believe that with the right training, guidance, and support, anyone can achieve their dream of climbing Mont Blanc.