*AMGA 2009 "Guide of the Year Award"
Alain's love of people and the natural environment are expressed
in his dedication to teaching climbing.
He has been working as an instructor and guide since the early 70's,
climbing from New Zealand to Africa, and extensively in the European
Alps. Previously working for International Mountain Climbing School,
Eastern Mountain Climbing School and founder of the Mountain Guides
Owner / lead guide New England Mountain Guides
Instructor / Examiner for the American Mountain Guides Association
Owner/ Director of Mountain Operations for Leading Edge Concepts, working
exclusively for the past 18 years with Military Special Operation Forces (USAF Pararescue,
Combat Controlers, SERE, Navy SEALS). Offering specialized training courses in
efficient mountain operations with a focus on adaptive rescue systems,
applicable to the career field today.
* A.M.G.A. Rock and Alpine Certified
* Level II Avalanche certified
Mountain Rescue Service