Based in the French and Swiss Alps since 1998, Robert started his hiking guide career as a summer British Mountain Leader, and finished his International Mountain Leader qualification in the two-year strict French Accompagnateur en Montagne system.
He spent several winters working as a ski guide for a German company in Banff Canada, and now spends his winters teaching skiing for Evolution 2 in Chamonix.
He speaks English, French and German and is happy to work with you to organize your single or multi-day adventures in the mountains.
-International Mountain Leader (UIMLA)
-BASI International Ski Teacher (ISIA)
-Canadian Avalanche Association Level I Technician
Rob and Gen Farwell
+33 662 00 71 04 - Rob
+33 662 15 02 02 - Gen
+33 450 53 93 70 - Office
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Based in Chamonix since 2001, Genyphyr spends part of her time as a technical iSeries systems analyst, and part of her time climbing, trail running and skiing as well as managing the apartment, this website, and doing photography.
She has a BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and worked for various newspapers and magazines in Chicago as a photographer and writer. She has been published in several books and a selection of her shots are available on Getty Images.
She worked on the iSeries operating system for IBM, and has solved technical systems issues for clients such as LOreal, Heinz and United Distillers. She is the co-author of two IBM Redbooks.
She prefers the mountains to a keyboard on any given day.