(ACMG/IFMGA Mountain Guide, CAA Professional Member)
Canada West Mountain School Owner and Lead Guide
A certified IFMGA/ACMG Mountain Guide, Brian is the only Canadian Guide actively leading expeditions to the “Seven Summits” of the world, including leading the successful CWMS ascent of Mt Everest in 2008. He also has extensive experience in the mountain ranges of Western Canada, Alaska, California’s Sierras, the European Alps, South America’s Andes, Russia’s Caucus Mountains, Antarctica and the High Atlas Range in Morocco.
Brian has lead multiple successful expeditions to Denali, Aconcagua, Elbrus, Vinson Massif, Kilimanjaro, Mt. Kenya, Carstensz Pyramid and Mount Logan as well as many other peaks around the world. He has also worked as a Mountain Safety guide for several Eco-Challenge expeditions in BC, Australia, Morocco, Argentina and Fiji; and, has worked on the faculty of the Outdoor Recreation department of Capilano University in North Vancouver and Squamish, BC for many years.
Brian lives in Squamish, BC with his family and divides his time between directing the school’s operations and leading many of the International Expeditions each year.