Thor Husted

    Thor Husted

    Guide: Alps

    Thor is a UIAGM certified mountain guide living in Chamonix France. He grew up skiing and climbing in Taos, New Mexico. Following his passion for skiing brought him to Chamonix where he has spent the last 20 winters and is now based year round in the valley. Thor has travelled throughout the world in search of adventure from the wilds of Alaska to the majestic Antarctic peninsula. He began the AMGA guide training in 2008, finishing in 2012.

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    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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