Climbing History

Friends in High Places

Climbing Photography


Lou Renner International Guiding - 'Friends in High Places'




Rock Climbing

• Rock Climbing Skills
• Rock Climbing Classics

Ice Climbing

• Ice Climbing Skills
• Ice Climbing Classics

Moumtain Expeditions

• Alpinism Skills
• Mountain Expeditions



Learning the inherent risks and how to minimize them are the cornerstones of climbing safely. Additionally, improving your skills and training techniques will help move you toward your goals, the best way possible.

Lou Renner is a former Head European Guide for Mountain Travel. (Mountain Travel, a large, top US adventure company in the 90's, now it is called Mountain Travel Sobek) Since successfully guiding for Mountain Travel for years, Lou has designed his own guiding company with more emphasis on guiding safety and personalized training for maximum goal potential. Lou prefers to guide small customized groups or individuals for better safety and overall more fun and successful trips. He gets to know his clients skill levels and can work with them toward goals that are fun, safe and within reach.

Lou Renner has climbed year-round for over 35 years. He has guided internationally for over 25 years. Lou loves all mountain activities with a passion that he shares. A generous person, Lou will encourage the beginner to success & be persistent when teaching the advanced.


“Adventure involves
our whole being:
it draws out all
that is best and
most human in us!”
- W. Bonatti


Lou's Climbing Philosophy

Photos of Clients Climbing

Lou Renner



A solid foundation
of skills and safety
is essential
to being
in the mountains.




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