Guides

    Guides

    Guide Ratio

    During the summit climb portion of the trip we have a ratio of one guide for every two climbers. You will have more individualized instruction, great assistance on summit day and overall higher success and safety is increased. This 2:1 ratio makes for practically a private guiding experience.

    Guide Staff

    Mike Arnold

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    Guide: Alps

    Tim Connelly

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    Guide: Alaska, Alps

    Ian Fowler

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    Guide: Alps

    Paul Koubek

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    Guide: Kilimanjaro, International, Alaska

    Eric Larson

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    Guide: Alps, Alaska

    Patrick Ormond

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    Guide: Alps

    Hans Solmssen

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    Guide: Alps

    Jonathon Spitzer

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    Guide: International, Washington, Alps Director

    Dylan Taylor

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    Guide: Alaska, Washington, Alps

    The trip was great! No surprise there. Like every other time we have been on a trip with Jonathon he managed it perfectly. Something always seems to come up with the weather or the lodging and he always takes care of it. He keeps us informed about what is going on in the coming days but he quietly works his tail off to make things happen.

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