Patrick Ormond

    Patrick Ormond

    Guide: Alps

    Patrick grew up climbing and skiing in the Cascades, and has been guiding since 2001. He is an IFMGA Mountain Guide and member of the AMGA Instructor Team. A typical year of guiding sees him working around his home of Ouray, CO in the fall, winter, and spring guiding ice and skiing. There are usually a couple trips to Canada a year guiding ice and rock in Canmore and Squamish, spring alpine climbing in Alaska, skiing in the Alps, and some fall work in the North Cascades. He worked for 10 seasons in the Tetons but lately summers have been spent in the Alps. He and his wife, Dawn, (also a guide) try to coordinate schedules to spend as much time together, usually roped up, as is possible.

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    Yes thought it was well planned out and as always organized extremely well. Jonathan and Lee were very competent and knowledgeable. The took control and had safety has the highest concern which I appreciated. They were open to answering questions. I asked a lot and they were great about them. Yes I think they were very laid back and easy to get along with. In general I think they did a great job.

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