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People Gallery

Ang Dawa Sherpa

Ang Dawa Sherpa, our excellent Sirdar on Mera Peak in 2007

Mike Brownlow

Mike high on Mont Maudit's 'Frontier Ridge' with a slow dawn being held back by an impending storm

The Card Cheat

Poker at dusk in the Pindari Valley, Indian Himalaya

Mark Thomas

Mark in a chilly and very short (45mins!) bivvi near the top of Mont Blanc du Tacul's 'Super Couloir' at Christmas time, Chamonix

Sherpani Girl

Young Sherpani in the Hinku Valley, Nepalese Himalaya

Indian Shepherd

Indian Sheperd man in the Lawan Valley, near Nanda Devi, Indian Himalaya

Steve McClure

Steve McClure onsighting in the Grande Grotta, Kalymnos, Greece

Owen Samuels

Owen showing some true Grit on a classic HVS Stanage offwidth

Andy Houseman

Andy with a super light ski set up en route to climb a very icy 'Pinochio' on the E. Face of Mont Blanc du Tacul, Chamonix

Nepali Youth

Young Nepali Youth on the Mera Peak Trek

Donald King

Donald enjoying wintery conditions on the Grande Montets Arete, Aiguille Verte, Chamonix

Pindari Girl

Young Indian Girl in the upper Pindari Valley, Indian Himalaya

Muztag Ata Sherpas

The Sherpas and Guides on Muztag Ata in 2006, Rob Jarvis, David Hamilton and 4 excellent Sherpas

Tim Burton & Andy Boat

Tim and Andy enjoy a 'patrol' through the icebergs at Rothera, Antarctic Peninsula

Nanda Devi 2009 Team

Paul Guest, Martin Moran, Luder Sain, Rob Jarvis & Leon Winchester at the lower end of the Pindari Valley having finished the mountain part of the 2009 Nanda Devi East / Changuch Expedition

Blair & Rob

Rob 'assisting' Blair Fyffe with the Lochaber Avalanche forecast on Christmas Day (by drinking tea in the C.I.C. Hut on Ben Nevis)

Crevasse Moment

A quiet moment of reflection alone down a crevasse....

Mark & Katchka

Mark Thomas is presented with his new IFMGA badge by his girlfriend Katchka, Chamonix 2009


Newly qualified members of the IFMGA receive their badges and drink bubbly at Plas-y-Brenin, September 2009. L-R, Matt Heliker, Richard Mansfield (former BMG training officer), Rob Jarvis, Tim Blakemore, Hannah Burrows-Smith.

Jarvis Clough

Bernard & Rob Jarvis have a well earned break in the 'Ancestral Howf', 'Jarvis Clough' above Ladybower Reservoir, The Peak District.

Hinkes at Kendal

Alan Hinkes prepares for his talk at the Kendal Mountain festival 2009

DJ Si Abrahams

DJ (and Mountain Guide) Si Abrahams spins some 'Electroclash' at the Kendal 2009 Mountain Festival

The Asgard Project

Film director Alastair Lee introduces his epic new film 'The Asgard Project' at the 2009 Kendal Mountain Festival

South Pole Globe

Rob at the South Pole with the flags of the original signaturies of the Antarctic Treaty

Jennys First Grade V, Peter Pan Direct, Beinn Udlaidh


Ledge Route is Reached!

Blair and Iain relieved to be on the relative and literal 'path' of Ledge Route and satisfied with the first ascent of 'The Past is Close Behind', 250m, VIII,8, Ben Nevis. Photo: Blair Fyffe

Jenny, Ben Nevis 2/4/10


Alison Culshaw, Ski Instructor & International Mountain Leader

Alison Ski Touring in Arctic Norway

Rob Jarvis International Mountain & Ski Guide

Rob Ski Touring on the Chamonix to Zermatt 'Haute Route'.

Rob Jarvis Guiding At 'Machaby', Italian Vallee d'Aoste