Mar, Apr, May, Jun
Welcome brief. Night in Argentiere.
Heli ride up the Trient Glacier. Snowboard on the Col des Plines. Night in Champex.
We’ll enjoy riding the North Face of the Petit Combin. Night in Arolla.
The first heli lift will drop us top of the Pigne d’Arolla. The second ride will be to Col de Valpelline. Night in Zermatt.
We’ll spend the day on the Swiss side. Night at the Rifugio Guida del Cervino.
Day in the Italian-Swiss border. If you are up for it, we can do one more run. Final goodbye dinner and night in Zermatt.
The minimum per group is 3 people and the maximum is 4.
IFMGA/UIAGM Mountain Guide
I am a professional mountain & ski guide. I have been guiding now since 1994. I have always been into the mountains – skiing at age 4 and secretly sneaking away for overnight bivouacs in the mountains behind my parents house. At age 13, I decided to pursue my airy scrambles for something that looked a bit more fun. I went to work as an assistant bringing out other young teenagers on exciting hiking and more importantly to me, climbing outings. One thing led to another and before I knew it my world revolved around the mountains.
At the age of 18 I moved to France to pursue my passions, later becoming actively involved with the French Alpine Club in Dijon and organizing outings and putting up climbing routes here and there in Burgundy.
In 1992, I entered the infamous ENSA or French guides school in Chamonix and became the first American to receive international certification (UIAGM/IFMGA) through this prestigious school.
Since then I have been making my living as a full time professional guide, climbing and skiing in many of the worlds great mountain ranges. I speak fluent French, some Italian and I am now learning German.
Previously I have worked as a technical consultant for Petzl, and Grivel.
If you are looking for a great adventure, skiing or climbing, please get in touch with and let's discuss about it.
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