Tim Brown

Tim Brown

Guide: Alps

Tim is an internationally licensed (IFMGA) American Mountain Guide with over 20 years experience guiding rock, ice and alpine climbs; high altitude expeditions; and ski descents. He has guided throughout the continental US, Alaska, Canada, South America, Africa and Europe. He trains other guides and avalanche educators as a member of the AMGA and AIARE National Instructor Teams and has worked as an Avalanche Forecaster for the State of Colorado. Tim enjoys helping his guests define their goals, develop the requisite skills to accomplish them and head into the mountains well prepared to succeed. He is based in Crested Butte, Colorado, where he lives with his wife and two children.

Certifications

IFMGA/AMGA Licensed Mountain Guide
AMGA Certified Rock Guide
AMGA Certified Alpine Guide
AMGA Certified Ski Guide
Wilderness First Responder/CPR
Avalanche Level III
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ALPINE ASCENTS BLOG

  • 3-Day Rainier Climb: Lunchtime

    So you’ve signed up for our 3-day climb of Mount Rainier, but are wondering what to pack for lunch each day. While we provide delicious, masterfully prepared, real-ingredient meals for breakfast and dinner, you’re right to take extra time to consider your snacks (known as “lunch” in the frontcountry!). Calories are fuel, and are almost […]

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    Camp Chef: Pesto Couscous

    Welcome to our recurring series- Camp Chef! In this series of posts, we will discuss cooking in the backcountry and highlight some of our favorite recipes to use in a variety of situations. We will focus on simple, easy, and nutritious recipes that have proven delicious in the mountain environment, and offer related tips & […]

  • Food Planning for Mountaineering, Part I: Strategy

    By Mike Hawkins 10 days x 3,000 calories per day = 150 Clif Bars or 60 PB&J sandwiches Planning and packing food for long trips in the backcountry can be challenging and time consuming – but the last thing you want is to eat energy bars for 6 days straight. Climbers need to consider several […]

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