Joe Stock

    Joe Stock

    Guide: Alps, Alaska

    Joe is an internationally licensed IFMGA Mountain Guide based in Anchorage, Alaska. He has been climbing and skiing around the world for over 30 years with extensive time in the mountains of Alaska, New Zealand, western United States, South America and the Alps.

    Certifications

    Wilderness First Responder
    Avalanche Level III
    AMGA Certified Rock Guide
    AMGA Certified Alpine Guide
    AMGA Certified Ski Guide
    IFMGA Certified Mountain Guide

    Yes, 150%! It was a great experience, as always perfect organization, super strong guide, attention to every detail and personal touch based on my skills and preferences. Despite somewhat challenging weather conditions over the first three days, thanks to our guide we managed to navigate through our targeted peaks and make the most of it.

    ALPINE ASCENTS BLOG

    • Baker Botany 101

      by Brooke Warren People often ask if it’s boring to climb the same mountain over and over again. Honestly, it doesn’t get boring, because the route is constantly evolving and it’s amazing to witness the life cycle off the flora and fauna throughout an entire season. While summiting a mountain is a laudable goal, it’s […]

    • Dear Alpine: Foggy Glacier Glasses

      Hey Alpine, My glacier glasses get so foggy when I’m hiking up the Muir snowfield that it’s like my eyeballs are in a sauna.  How can I beat the steam and get my visibility back?   Help! Sincerely, Blinded by the Exertion  *** Hi Blinded, We’ve all been there!   Heavy breathing and eyewear are not a match […]

    • Guide Skills: What’s in the Kit?

      By Trevor Husted As part of our Guide Skills Development Series, this next post focuses on the essential items to include in your first aid kit if you are guiding an alpine climb. Have you taken an opportunity to look into your med kit lately? Perhaps question why something is even in there or maybe […]

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