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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

  • 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 […]

  • Single Wall Tents – Condensation Factories

    Most tent manufacturers these days offer a superlight, two pound (or less!) tent. These tents are simple to setup, occupy a very small footprint, and again – weigh in at about or under two pounds. When choosing a tent, it’s easy to focus on those factors and arrive at the conclusion that a single-walled shelter […]

  • Alpine Start Breakfast

    When summit morning arrives, it’s important to move efficiently through packing, preparation, and last but not least – breakfast! Mike Hawkins talks through a few of the foods we like to eat for quick fuel on alpine start mornings. Whether it’s midnight or 3:00am, these options are our go-to fast breakfasts.  

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