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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This year’s ski touring season has been a good one but not straightforward. A good example of this was my usual week with John (we’ve skied together since I qualified) which was a planned tour around the Zinal area (often called the Imperial Ha... Read full blog>

One of the great joys of working for yourself is the freedom to drive your work where you want it. I increasingly enjoy designing and leading small bespoke trips to interesting places, and am blessed with a small cadre of likeminded clients who... Read full blog>

I remember asking my French teacher what the French phrase for “I work too much” was. When she struggled to answer immediately it gave me a great opportunity to point out that it probably didn’t exist in France? A cheap and funny line that hid... Read full blog>