Eric Larson

    Eric Larson

    Guide: Alps, Alaska

    Eric is an American IFMGA guide who lives in Telluride, CO. He has lead successful expeditions around world. He has over 50 expeditions to the Alaska Range, including over 20 summits of Denali. For the past five years, Eric has been guiding in the Alps, leading trips on Mont Blanc, the Matterhorn, and the Eiger. Eric is also an instructor for the American Mountain Guide Association.

    Certifications

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    Our guides’ ability was excellent. They explained well in simple, easy to understand terms, and demonstrated effectively what to do and what not to do. They gave us opportunities to practice crampon and rope travel skills on glaciers and rock, which we needed on the actual climb of Mont Blanc.

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