Guide Categories: UIAGM / IFMGA

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Tim Hewette

A veteran of multiple expeditions to high-altitude summits in Alaska, Antarctica, and South America, Tim feels at home on our Aconcagua expeditions. He has led expeditions to big mountains on three continents, to the South Pole, and successfully guided the oldest man to reach the summit of Denali (Mt. McKinley) in 2004. Tim is a year-round outdoor professional acting as a …

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Rolando Garibotti

Rolando Garibotti

Internationally Certified Guide, Guide for 15 years, major climbs in Patagonia, including Cerro Torre, Cerro Fitz Roy, Cerro Stanhardt, Cerro Murallon, as well as solo ascents of Saint Exupery, Guillaumet, Mermoz and Mariano Moreno. First complete ascent of the North Face of Fitz Roy, done alpine style, and first alpine style ascent of the Southwest …

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Howie Schwartz

Howie Schwartz

Internationally Certified Guide, guiding 13 years, AMGA instructor and examiner, First ski descents and extreme skiing in the Sierra Nevada and Alaska, first ascents in Alaska. Extensive experience climbing, skiing, and guiding in the Alps, Peru, Bolivia, and throughout North America. Howie is on the AMGA Technical Committee and is a founding member of the …

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Francisco Medina

Francisco Medina

Francisco is Chilean and has been climbing for more than 25 years, he is the president of the Chilean Mountain Guides Association and has been an active guide for almost two decades. He is one of the most competent guides in South America. Has climbed extensively in the Central Andes, Patagonia, Alps, Himalayas and the …

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Art Mooney

Internationally Certified Guide, 21 Years of climbing experience throughout the US and Canada. Rock climbing trips to Moab, Tetons, Yosemite, Red Rocks, Wind River Range, etc Valdez Heli Ski Guide in Alaska. Has guided several Aconcagua Expeditions for Aventuras Patagonicas. Extensive rock and Ice guiding in New Hampshire. Completed Haute Route (Chamonix- Zermatt).

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Milles Smart

Internationally Certified Guide, Climbs throughout the US, Canadian Rockies, Patagonia, and Trango Towers of Pakistan. Eighteen ascents of El Capitan in Yosemite via 14 routes. Established new route on El Capitan, ‘Disorderly Conduct’ (VI A5). Speed record on 6 classic grade VI walls in Yosemite, including North America Wall in just over 9.5 hours. Fastest …

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Tom Hargis

Tom Hargis

AMGA Certified Alpine and Rock Guide, guide for 29 years, extensive climbs in Canada and US, including five routes on El Capitan and many ascents in the southwest. Expeditions and guiding in Peru, Ecuador, Argentina, and Mount Rainier. Expeditions to Uzbekistan, Aksu and Asan-Usan valleys in Kyrgyzstan. First ascent of northwest ridge of Gasherbrum IV …

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Kathy Cosley

Internationally Certified Guide, Guide for 21 Years, Kathys’ carrer as a guide and climber is exceptionally impressive! she is the first American woman internationally certified, and certified as an Alpine, Rock and Ski Guide through the American Mountain Guides Association (AMGA). She is an AMGA member of the Board of Directors. Her most significant climbs, …

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Mark Houston

Mark Houston

Internationally Certified Guide, Guide for 24 years. Mark is one of the most competent Mountain Guides in North America and he has been highly involved in the certification process for new guides through the American Mountain Guides Association. He has climbed and guided virtually in every Mountain Range in the world, with ascents of the …

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