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!
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
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The winter of 2012/13 has seen (I believe) unprecedented snowfall and we are continuing to reap the rewards of it. Conditions have not been straightforward of late however and you have had to approach your objectives with care and perhaps more... Read full blog>
Finally, in terms of temperatures at least, Spring has arrived in the Alps. Normally at this time of year I would expect to be skiing on fully transformed 'Spring snow' but the reality has been very different, certainly at altitude. A big snow... Read full blog>
Easter time is traditionally good for ski touring, particularly the higher level routes and Paul and co had chosen to attempt the Italian High Level route (aka the Spaghetti Tour). This route normally starts and finishes in Zermatt heading over... Read full blog>