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Tim is an experienced international (IFMGA) mountain guide, born in the UK, but currently based in Chamonix, France. He guides all over the world and spends around six months per year skiing, both at home in the Alps and further afield, including the Polar Regions. Working within the outdoor industry since 1997 he has a wealth of experience to draw upon and is currently a trainer and assessor of IFMGA guides.


He has had professional involvement with many organisations including the British Antarctic Survey (2000/1), Plas y Brenin, Outward Bound and was a Deputy of Dukeshouse Wood OEC. He is one of the Directors of the British Mountain Guides and will be directing their training program until 2024.


He specialises in boat-based mountaineering/ski trips and has ski/sailed in northern Norway, Svalbard, Greenland and Antarctica. He has underwritten the mountaineering for Oceanwide Expeditions onboard their ships ‘Plancius’ and ‘Ortelius’ and has extensive knowledge of the Antarctic Peninsula with regards to skiing and mountaineering.


Closer to home he guides throughout the European Alps including heliski operations. In his spare time, he sails his own yacht on the West Coast of Scotland.

Tim Blakemore

IFMGA Mountain Guide

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