Mike Blake - Sea Peak Adventures
Mike lives and breathes everyday with a high-spirited love of the outdoors and he's always eager to share his passion with everyone around him. Following the seasons, Mike enjoys trekking across the spectacular world-class parks systems of the continent during the warmer months - skiing in the cooler ones - and has particular familiarity with the regions’ diverse wildlife, history and geography. Since 1995, he's called the Comox Valley on beautiful Vancouver Island home. "There's a special feeling in the air here."
Mike is a certified ACMG Guide and seapeak.ca is his current online project for adventure seekers and outdoor enthusiasts around the globe!
Jan Neuspiel - Island Alpine Guides
Jan's guiding and teaching career has spanned more than 20 years and at least that many mountain ranges. Most of this time has been spent working and living in the Himalayas guiding climbing and trekking in Nepal (he speaks fluent Nepali) and running a helicopter skiing operation in India. Jan has climbed and skied in BC's Coast Range, the Rockies, the interior ranges, all over the mountainous west of the USA, Europe, Alaska, the Canadian Arctic, the Himalayas and of course, in Vancouver Island's mountains.
For a number of years now, Jan has called the Island home. Jan says the unique beauty of these mountains has captured his heart and he looks forward to sharing these most special places with you. Jan brings his vast experience and dedicated professionalism plus a sense of fun to his work as a teacher and a guide.
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Mattias Morrison - Sea Peak Adventures
Mattias has a big passion for facilitating outside adventures and experiential learning. He has worked as an outdoor educator throughout BC, and brings a wealth of experience as a youth worker and professional guide. Mattias thinks Vancouver Island offers the perfect balance of fantastic mountain and coastal terrain, so he's put down roots in Campbell River where he operates a small farm with his wife and three kids.
Mattias is an ACMG certified guide, a trainer with the Outdoor Council of Canada, Outward Bound Instructor, Canoe Instructor, Interpretive Guides Association member, and GSAR certified.