Our Team

The Office

 
Introducing the guys and girls behind the scenes at Adventure Base HQ, working tirelessly to provide the best climbing, trekking and skiing experiences for you.

Rhiannon
Rhiannon

Rhiannon has been involved with Adventure Base since the beginning in 2008 and she manages our adventure travel company. She’s passionate about all the adventures we offer, from skiing, touring, ice climbing, to summer alpinism and trekking.
Olly
Olly

Olly is in charge of year round operations of our Global Adventures and also manages our social media channels and interaction. He is a passionate skier, budding alpinist, rock climber and pretty much any other activity he can have a go at!
Monika
Monika

Monika is our incredibly organised, incredibly efficient accountant. She looks after our books and liaises with our suppliers, but unlike the typical accountant profile she is a complete adventure addict in her spare time! She is a vital asset to the Adventure Base team.

Our Guides

 
All the Guides we work with are well known to us, at the top of their game and handpicked for their ability, personality and experience. Whether at intro level or expert, you will be guided by the best around! 
Kenton Cool
Kenton Cool

Founding director and IFMGA Guide

Kenton has been climbing for over 20 years and in this time has established himself as one of the UK’s leading alpine climbers with an impressive list of difficult ascents including 12 Everest summits. In recent years, Kenton has been taking the skills honed by many seasons in the Alps and Scotland to the Greater Ranges with significant 1st ascents in Alaska, India, Pakistan and Nepal. He recently released his autobiography ‘One Man’s Everest’.
Guy Willett
Guy Willett

Founding director and IFMGA Guide

Guy has been skiing for 32 years and telemarking since 1998. With a number of rare telemark descents around Chamonix, in Alaska’s Chugach range and in Arctic Svalbard, he is one of Britain’s top free-heel and alpine ski mountaineers. He has skied steeps and couloirs in Montana, Wyoming, Utah, British Columbia, Alaska, Svalbard, France, Austria, Switzerland and Italy and now resided in the alpine capital of the world Chamonix-Mont-Blanc.
Fabio Levi
Fabio Levi

Lead IFMGA Guide

Fabio is originally from Barcelona and has been guiding since 1987. He has travelled all over the world dedicating his life to exploring the earth and climbing in special places like Norway and Yosemite. Fabio is one of our lead guides for Mont Blanc and has guided Princess Beatrice and more recently olympic athlete Dwain Chambers both with Dream Guides. He is incredibly interesting to spend time with and we are lucky to have him working with Adventure Base.
Miha Habjan
Miha Habjan

Lead IFMGA Guide

Miha is an IFMGA guide from Slovenia based between the beautiful Julian Alps and Chamonix. He has been climbing for over 15 years all over the world, including Nepal, Tibet, India, Pakistan, USA, Mexico and Peru. He summited an 8000er on his first expedition to the Himalayas, did a first ascent on the previously unclimbed Lasher peak in the Himalayas, climbed a sport route up to 8a, climbed El Capitan and many routes over the Alps. Miha likes to travel and explore different mountain areas.
Lars Vanhaelewyck
Lars Vanhaelewyck

Lead IFMGA Guide

Lars is an internationally qualified IFMGA/UIAGM Guide, originally from Belgium, with over 20 years of experience climbing and splitboarding in the Mont Blanc massif, the Alps and the greater ranges of the world. He has more than 80 Mont Blanc ascents in the bag. Having lived in Chamonix for over a decade he has enjoyed the unique and unlimited climbing possibilities in and around the valley. Lars has worked with us a lot and even guided Sir Richard Branson with us!
Federico Arletti
Federico Arletti

Lead IFMGA Guide

Federico grew up in Bariloche in the north of Patagonia, Argentina where he got his enthusiasm and love for the mountains.
He has climbed in many places in South America such as stunning Patagonia, Peru and Aconcagua. He later began exploring and climbing in Europe in places like Chamonix, Spain, Italy, Switzerland and Croatia. He is a certified UIAGM guide since 2008 as well as a ski instructor and also has a certificate from the Canadian avalanche association Level 1.

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