Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep
Meeting and training/preparation day at Les Gaillands, Servoz or La Joux.
Preparation day for ice and glacier techniques on Mer de Glace.
Traverse of Valle Blanche (Midi to Torino Hut), then sleep at Torino Hut.
Personal equipment recommended: mountaineering boots (+ rock climbing shoes depending on the route), ice axe and crampons, harness and helmet, 30 or 40L backpack, synthetic or wool underwear, warm jacket, GoreTex jacket and pants, hat or beanie, gloves (2 pairs) and goggles. Snacks (on the mountain huts we'll only have breakfast and dinner). Sunscreen and sun glasses, water bottle, personal first aid kit. Cash (many mountain huts don't take credit cards).
I’m an IFMGA mountain guide, a geographer and a passionate alpinist and climber.
I started going in the mountains as a child, at first very close to my home, in the Romanian Carpathians. In these mountains I discovered the passion for outdoor activities and climbing. It was not long until I started discovering other mountains and their challenges and I began building a "mountain climbing lifestyle".
I went in different expeditions around the world and I am always looking for interesting challenges in far away mountain ranges. As often as possible I spend my time in the Alps, training, climbing and enjoying life.
I became a national mountain guide in Romania in 2011. Since then, I love sharing my passion for the mountains and I enjoy taking clients to incredible places. I'm also a volunteer in educational activities to promote the values of authentic alpinism.
I believe in self development and always getting better at what I do, so in 2015 I joined the IFMGA mountain guide training program at EEMGA (East European Mountain Guides Association) and became a fully certified IFMGA mountain guide in 2018.
It will be my pleasure to guide you in any adventure in the mountains.
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