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Joe Stock

Joe Stock

Guide: Alps

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

The expedition experience took us through a number of different challenges. It was a great learning opportunity. Very good communications from AA and the lead guide in getting things set up, equipment needs. Guides have exceptional mountaineering skills.

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