Northern Mountain Sport

Northern Mountain Sport (Ltd) are adventure specialists. We provide guiding and courses in alpine mountaineering, climbing and skiing throughout the European Alps and beyond. Formed by Tim Blakemore, an IFMGA British Mountain Guide, Northern Mountain Sport offer a personal, flexible and friendly service with client satisfaction as our priority. We offer guiding at all levels: from introduction to alpinism to grande courses throughout the year as well as cascade climbing, off-piste skiing and classic ski tours throughout the winter and spring . We hope can join in the adventure!

Tim Blakemore

Northern Mountain Sport (Ltd) is directed by Tim Blakemore. Since his teens Tim has been clinging to mountainsides and sliding down them in pursuit of fun and adventure. He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to Northern Mountain Sport gained throughout the world.... more>

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I love the variety of my work. I can be guiding a north face one week and skiing powder the next. My clients are as diverse as the arenas I work in and continue to inspire and enthuse me as I hope I do them. Mostly, I just enjoy getting out and having fun with others

Tim Blakemore

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The weather continues, more or less, to be mixed this summer in the western Alps. Conditions are good though when the planets align, you just have to make sure you're there at the right time with them. Ivan booked a Matterhorn week with me, tho... Read full blog>

Images from a week's "Spaghetti Tour" in the Monte Rosa massif. Peaks climbed (in order): Pollux, Castor, Lyskamm, Pyramid Vincent, Point Giordini, Balmenhorn, Corno Nero, Ludwigshoe, Parrotspitze, Signalkuppe, Zumsteinspitze and Dufo... Read full blog>

After a bit of time off mostly rock climbing at sea level I've landed back in Chamonix with a bang. I normally retain acclimatisation well (or at least I can hold my own on a normal sort of week) but Geoff's booking was interesting in that he w... Read full blog>