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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    We wanted to let you know how much we enjoyed our second Matterhorn trip. The reason we returned to the Alps with AAI was because we think so highly of Jonathon Spitzer, Lee Lazzara and the rest of the team. We know Jonathon works hard behind the scenes to ensure that the trips are executed flawlessly. We want to make sure he knows that his attention to detail doesn’t go unnoticed.

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