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About Me

I am a professional guide, Certified through the American Mountain Guides Association (AMGA) as a Ski Mountaineering Guide and Aspirant Mountain Guide. I have traveled the globe, from Alaska to Antarctica, skiing, climbing and guiding in the great ranges of the world. 

What I Offer

  • Custom mountain adventures in ski, rock and alpine terrain

  • Skills training to meet your mountain objectives including:

    • Avalanche Hazard Recognition, Decision Making and Rescue

    • Technical Rescue and Rope Systems

    • Trip Planning, Hazard Recognition and Management

    • Tactical Training for Search and Rescue (SAR) and other Professional Rescuers

    • Expedition Consulting and Logistics

  • Custom skills programs to help you achieve your mountain objectives

Zeb Blais

Qualifications

  • AMGA Ski Guide

  • AMGA Aspirant Mountain Guide

  • AIARE Level 3 Avalanche Certification

  • AIARE Course Leader, Rec 1 and 2

  • WFR (Wilderness First Responder)

Notable Climbs and Ski Descents​

  • Mt Everest (8,848m), 2 summits via Northeast Ridge, 2016, 2017

  • Cho Oyu (8,201m), 1 summit and full ski descent via West Face, 2016

  • Lobuche East (6,171m, Nepal), 1 summit and ski descent, 2015

  • Denali (20,320', Alaska Range), 4 expeditions and 1 ski descent from summit

  • Aconcagua (6,995m, Andes), 3 expeditions

  • Pico de Orizaba & Ixtaccihuatl (Mexico), 3 expeditions each

  • Ishinca, Nevado Urus, Pisco Oeste (Cordillera Blanca, Peru), 1 expedition

  • Mt Whitney (15,505'), California Sierra Nevada. 5x via East Face, Mountaineers Route w/ ski descent

  • Mt Rainier (14,411') 100 summits and ski descents via 4 routes (Fuhrer Finger, Sickle, Success Glacier Couloir, DC)

  • Grand Teton (13,776') 5 summits via Upper Exum, PG, OS, Cathedral/North Ridge and ski descent via Ford Stettner

  • Mount Fuji (12,388') winter summit with ski descent 

  • Multiple rock, ice climbs in WA, OR, CA, NV, WY and Canada

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