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Tim

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About Tim

Tim has a varied background which has taken him to all of earth's continents and he continues to travel widely. Skiing's his passion - he spends half a year, every year on skis! It's a great way to explore the mountains, keep fit and enjoy a bit of adventure along the way. Tim operates throughout the Alps from December till May and offers a full program to suit all abilities: Heli skiing, off piste guiding, avalanche training courses and a full ski touring season including Mont Blanc & Monte Rosa ascents. He also mixes travel with skiing and sailing - recent adventures have included Greenland, Arctic Norway, Svalbard and the Antarctic Peninsula.

Testimonial

Sorry this has taken so long, just wanted to say thanks for a fantastic few days skiing, it feels like it was an age ago. I had a great time thanks to you finding some epic runs and snow. James, Chamonix Off Piste and Touring We spent Friday and Saturday skiing with you - we had a truly fantastic time! We had had mixed experiences with French and Italian guides previously but skiing with you was a totally different experience - you gauged our skill levels and gradually moved us along progressing all the time and it was both a great experience and great fun. We will definitely book you again. Thanks a lot! John F - Chamonix Off Piste Tim is a guide of integrity and fun, with a sense of adventure balanced with care. He pushed us to our limits for unforgettable memories and ski pleasure. I always had absolute confidence in Tim’s judgement, somehow taking us to the edge, but knowing our limits, and then delivering thrilling runs and great snow, making all the effort worthwhile. Thanks so much Tim for sharing your extraordinary world Ian S Bernese Oberland Ski Tour

Likes

Tim loves the variety of his work. He can be guiding a north face one week and skiing powder the next. His clients are as diverse as the areas Tim works in and continues to inspire him.  Mostly, Tim just enjoys getting out and having fun with others.

Achievements

"He has worked for the British Antarctic Survey, Plas y Brenin, Outward Bound and was a former Deputy Head of Dukeshouse Wood Centre. In the UK Tim acts as a Technical Advisor to many organisations and has been a Mountain Training (England) Provider for all their awards for many years. He has been published in various magazines and journals including 'Summit' and 'Scottish Mountaineer'. He's also delivered the BMC's Winter Safety Lectures in England and Wales over a three year period. He is currently a Director of the British Mountain Guides and is involved in the training and assessing of guides. Tim is an IFMGA Mountain Guide and holds the Mountain Instructor Certificate (MIC). He's climbed many of the Alpine North Faces and 'Grande Courses' (mostly with a slow and heavy approach), too many Scottish winter routes to remember to grade VIII, and still enjoys struggling on rock climbs in the UK"

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