I specialise in taking small groups and individuals
rock climbing, ice climbing, alpine, mountaineering, off piste skiing
and ski touring on tailor-made holidays.
I am an internationally qualified mountain guide, and a member of the
International Federation of Mountain Guides Associations
The IFMGA sets the highest standards for the national Mountain Guide
associations to comply
with. Individual guides are members of their national associations and by
default members of the IFMGA after finishing their guide training.
I am involved with the training of mountain guides for the British
and the Kyrgyz Mountain Guide Association. I am a member of the British
Mountain Guides (BMG) , Kyrgyz Mountain Guides
(KMGA) and more recently the Swiss
Mountain Guides Association (SMGA
I have been climbing for over 35 years and guiding for 25 years
I have climbed and guided extensively in Britain and the European Alps as
well as going further a field to climb and guide in places such as Russia,
Kyrgyzstan, Nepal, India, Pakistan, North America, and Alaska.
Whether you would like structured tuition in any aspect of mountaineering,
or a dynamic and enjoyable personalised mountain holiday, or just some
helpful advice please get in touch.
For more information on my services please use the appropriate links
on the left.
I am based in Leysin, Switzerland which is an excellent place to start
your alpine holiday being centrally situated between Chamonix (Mont
Blanc), the Bernese
Oberland, Swiss Valais (Arolla, Zermatt, Saas etc.) and Gran Paradiso
(Aosta). Leysin has some fantastic off piste skiing in the winter and
great rock climbing in the summer It is very easy to get away from the
Leysin also has a very good
train connections with Geneva, Zurich and Paris
For Courses in Alpinism, Off Piste Skiing and Ski Touring Please see
the website of the
International School of Mountaineering
For mountain activities offpiste ski, ski touring, heliskiing, ice
climbing, based near Leysin. Please see the website of the local
Mountain Guide Bureau
Tel : +41 (0) 24 494 11 08
Mobile: +41 (0)79 699 5199