About Undiscovered Mountains


Our vision is to become a major player in the evolution of year round sustainable tourism as an alternative to the traditional ski industry in the French Alps.

Mission Statement

Our mission is to work with local partners to develop sustainable and commercially attractive mountain activity tours, trips and other travel products, to provide year round, fairly paid work and employment, whilst respecting the environment and encouraging eco-responsible behaviour from both our suppliers and our clients.


We are based in the Southern French Alps and have over 15 years of experience specialising in activity holidays in this lesser known but idyllic, adventure capital of the Alps. The Southern French Alps includes several national and regional parks, including the Ecrins National Park and the Queyras Regional Park and is also home to the Serre Ponçon Lake, the largest reservoir of fresh water in Western Europe. It is an area rich in Alpine culture evolved over years of surviving in mountainous territory; with perched villages, small Alpine hamlets, citadelles, fortresses, abbeys, the route Napoleon and other historical sites and monuments testifying to the tough life and long ago battles in this region. The diversity and quality of wildlife and flora is famous worldwide. 

We love the Southern French Alps and the huge variety of activities and adventures to be had here and we believe in making nature’s best playground accessible to all! We pride ourselves in knowing our destination personally by living here, getting to know the locals and exploring all the hidden secrets in person. 

This local knowledge means that we can offer you a seamless, stress free experience and guarantee you will see and experience the best activities and accommodation available in the destination. in a sustainable and responsible way. We've done all the research so you don't have to! You can expect a whole lot more from your holiday that you won’t find on the net!

Sustainable and Responsible Tourism:

We are committed to sustainable tourism and the protection and preservation of the mountain habitat. Read more about our responsible tourism policies and activity. As such we abide by and support local conservation projects and policies for the continued evolution and protection of the mountain environment and its inhabitants. We choose to work with local guides, companies and accommodation who share the same values. We were voted in the top 10 most ethical travel companies by the Guardian newspaper.

Health and Safety:

Your safety is our utmost priority whilst you are on a holiday with us. We only work with fully qualified and experienced guides who implement and follow the health and safety guidelines for their activity. Please read more about our general health and safety protocol