MSAA Guides Archives - Mountain Skills Academy & Adventures

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Eric Dumerac ACMG Mountain Guide Whistler Alpine Guides

Eric Dumerac

Eric is a certified IFMGA/ACMG Mountain Guide, CAA Level II & Professional Member as well as CSIA Level II. Eric brings high enthusiasm, a lifetime of mountain passion and a gre...

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Eric Vezeau, Guide

Eric Vezeau

With over 30 years of experience in the Whistler backcountry and beyond, Eric's wealth of knowledge makes him a valued educator and a respected part of the MSAA team. ...

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Alexis Tessier, Guide

Alexis Tessier

Alexis is one of MSAA's lead ski guides. With many years of Heli, Backcountry and Mountain guiding experience under his belt, when its snowing you can bet that Alexis will be out t...

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Mountain Guide Klemen Mali

Klemen Mali

Klemen was born in Slovenia in a small town called Kamnik. Growing up in the Alps, he started skiing and hiking as soon as he could walk. Klemen joined the Kamnik Alpine Club in 19...

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Phil Wilhelm ACMG Assistant Rock & Assistant Ski Guide

Phil Wilhelm

Phil grew up at the foot of the Rockies in Calgary, but that wasn't enough, he had to move closer and has now resided in the Bow Valley for the past 20 years pursuing his passions....

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Junichi Matsunaga, General Manager

Junichi Matsunaga

Originally from Tokyo, it was 20 years ago that Junichi discovered the amazing ski town Whistler and was blown away that people live here to play and work. After graduating the Ski...

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Josh Majorossy, Guide

Josh Majorossy

Born and raised in Ontario, Josh moved to BC at twenty years of age and found his passion for being in the mountains instantly. He completed the Wilderness Leadership Program at Ca...

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Dan O'Keefe, Media Manager

Dan O’Keefe

Hailing from Canberra, Australia, Dan is our Media Manager and Content Producer, as well as a Summer Guide on the Via Ferrata, Glacier, and Hiking trails. In his spare time you'...

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Marlaina Rhymer, Guide

Marlaina Rhymer

Ever since she first stepped foot on a glacier, climbing and exploring the mountains has become Marlaina's biggest passion. Over the years Marlaina has taken up many other spor...

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Mountain Guide Teresa Yau Canada

Teresa Yau

Teresa is working her way through the Mountain Guide Program. She has completed the ACMG Top Rope Climbing Instructor Course and has been accepted into the 2017 Apprentice Rock Gui...

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Glacier Glissading in Whistler, BC.

Maya Kakizaki

On top of being one of our amazing team of Japanese guides, Maya spends the Summer leading clients up the Via Ferrata, Glacier and Hiking trails of Whistler.She is also a Level 3 C...

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Tigger Frid, Guide

Teige Frid

Teige, known as "Tigger" was born in Ontario and moved out to BC at 18 to attend the Adventure Tourism Diploma with Thompson Rivers University. His love for the mountains stems fro...

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Mountain Guide Sarah Harris

Sarah Harris

Sarah was born in North Vancouver and has been moving around beautiful British Columbia for the past 10 years, following her passion for outdoor recreation. During this time she sp...

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Jon Conway, Guide

Jon Conway

Jon Conway is an aspiring Split Board Guide and Passionate Avalanche Educator. He has lived in Whistler since 2001. Currently. He is a Canadian Avalanche Association Level 2 and Ac...

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Mountain Guide Lora Schulz

Lora Schulz

Although I have always been happiest outside, I didn't find my passion for outdoor adventure until much later in life. Rock Climbing and Mountaineering were things I never dreamed...

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Kenzie Wade, Guide

Kenzie Wade

Kenzie has been working outdoors since she was 15 years old, when she got a job teaching snowboarding. She has since traveled overseas to teach both skiing and snowboarding, and h...

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Patrick Lindsay ACMG Assistant Alpine Guide

Patrick Lindsay

Patrick started his guiding career after a passion of mountain travel lead him to Thompson Rivers University where he received an Adventure Guide Diploma. Post-TRU Patrick purs...

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