The Local Experts in Outdoor Recreation and Adventure
in the Mount Mansfield Region, Stowe, Vermont
Local. Experienced. Certified.
Custom Trips To Match Your Wishes
At Sunrise Mountain Guides we want you to take a guided trip with us and use it as an educational opportunity after which you will be able use your new skills, to create your own adventures.
Whatever level of experience you have, we will create a trip to match your needs and desires, while showing you our wonderful backyard playground at the foot of Mt. Mansfield in Stowe, Vermont.
With safety as our number one priority, Sunrise Mountain Guides introduces, educates and encourages discovery of the Vermont “Mountain lifestyle”.
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Alex served 26 years as an instructor and leader in the United States Army Mountain Warfare School. There he gained extensive training and experience to teach and guide in the mountains. He is also an American Mountain Guide Certified Rock Instructor. Alex has climbed all over the world. Extensively in North and South America, Europe, Africa, and Asia. He is also an avid adventure racer and runner when not in the mountains. He and his wife Elizabeth, have shared in many of his adventures, as well as their two children who also enjoy the mountain adventure lifestyle.
Currently, Greg is a member of the Stowe Mountain Rescue Team and holds an EMT-B certification, Swift Water Rescue 1 and 2 certification, AIARE Level 1 Avalanche certification, SRI Rope Management / Rescue certification, Ice Rescue certification, Peak Rescue Institute Technician Level NFPA 1670/ 1006 Compliant Rope Rescue Certification and attended the Mountain Instructor Award Training Program at Glenmore Lodge, Aviemore, Scotland and the American Mountain Guide Association, Single Pitch Instructor Course.
Ted has 19 years of experience working in outdoor education and guiding including positions as a surf, whitewater, hiking and dive instructor for Costa Rica Outward Bound, director of the rescue dive program and sailboat captain for Action Quest, a NOLS instructor in the sailing, white water, and backcountry skiing programs, a programmer and Caribbean director for Broadreach and most recently, founder and director of MountainSea, our partner for Sunrise Mountain Guides international and domestic destination trips.
When he isn’t leading MountainSea adventures or guiding in Stowe with Sunrise Mountain Guides, Ted enjoys pursuing his passions in building furniture, downhill skiing, surfing, scuba diving and playing tennis. He really enjoys guiding and sharing his experiences with others and is excited to bring his skills and enthusiasm to Sunrise Mountain Guides.
In 2006 Walt came to the Vermont National Guard and became a Combat Medic, Sniper, and a Mountaineering Instructor at the US Army Mountain Warfare School.
Walt was also an Ocean Rescue Life Guard and Personal Watercraft Specialist serving in the Outer Banks, NC where he achieved the rank of Captain. In addition Walt attended Fire Academy and was a full time EMT certified Fire fighter.