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.

    Certifications

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