Eric Larson

Eric Larson

Guide: Alps

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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I had a great trip. Even if I hadn’t been able to summit I would sign up again in a minute. I am now considering the Eiger.

ALPINE ASCENTS BLOG

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