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Our Guides

Meet the team

Rob Jarvis IFMGA Mountain Guide

Rob is the founder & director of High Mountain Guides and an International Mountain Guide (IFMGA) and British Mountaineering Instructor (MIC). He has had a great enthusiasm for adventures in the mountains from the l... more>

Jonny Baird IFMGA Mountain Guide

Jonny's passion for the mountains started where (and when) he grew up on the West Coast of Scotland. As many have found before and since the Scottish Highlands are an exacting yet superb place to serve a mountaineering... more>

Neil Hitchings IFMGA Mountain Guide

Neil is a familiar and friendly face on the Chamonix climbing, skiing & guiding scene and has been since the the late 1970's. Having discovered rock climbing at the age of 16 this quickly became the passion Neil's l... more>

Neil Brodie IFMGA Guide

Neil is a talented climber, alpinist and experienced International Mountain Guide who is one of a very small group of (2?) British climbers to have become a qualified French UIAGM Guide. Neil is a member of the training... more>

Tim Blakemore IFMGA Mountain Guide

Tim is an International (IFMGA) Mountain Guide and experienced British Mountaineering Instructor (MIC). He has many years experience of climbing, guiding and training and is a well known and popular figure within the UK... more>

Ben Bradford IFMGA Mountain Guide

Ben is a fully qualified British IFMGA International Mountain Guide based in Chamonix. He is an experienced all round climber having climbed on expeditions in Tibet, Nepal, the Tien Shan, Andes, New Zealand and Alaska.... more>

Paul Farmer IFMGA Guide

Paul has climbed, skied, instructed and guided around the world for a long time! He keeps thinking he really ought to grow up and find a more responsible way of making a living, but hasn't found anything more rewarding... more>

Gavin Pike IFMGA Mountain Guide

Gavin is an IFMGA Mountain Guide who has lived in the Chamonix valley for the past eight years. From a background in trad rock climbing and Scottish winter climbing in the UK, he has gravitated to the wonderful mountain... more>

Alan Kimber IFMGA Guide

Alan has lived in Fort William, at the foot of Ben Nevis for 44 years and it's fair to say that, in that time he has 'been round the block and back' a few times! Alan previously ran the hugely successful & popular '... more>

Dave Hollinger IFMGA Mountain Guide

Dave is a full-time IFMGA guide and British Mountaineering Instructor (MIC) based in Sheffield, UK. Originally from near Belfast, you're as likely to find him in the Alps, Scotland, Snowdonia or the Peak District as his... more>