Kip Garre

Most Interesting Man in the World
Kip Garre: Avoids limelight, slays international gnar-gnar, drives a shuttle.
“Once upon a time, pre-Internet say, very gnarly lines were thrown down by dudes who didn’t seem to be motivated by fame or adulation. Kip Garre, who in addition to often living vicariously through himself, still lives in those very times.”

Kip Garre: Ski Mountaineer
Ski mountaineering shredder Kip Garre shares a glimpse of what keeps him going on his seemingly endless winter adventures. Be prepared to be a little jealous.

Education & Training

  • The Holderness School
  • Plymouth State College
  • Level I and II avalanche at Shasta MT. Guides
  • Level III avalanche with the American Avalanche Association
  • Wilderness First Responder, UC Berkley2003, Sierra Mountain Center 2007
  • Society of Professional Rope Access Technicians (SPRAT), Level 1
  • Industrial Rope Access Trade Association, (IRATA) Level 1
  • United States Parachute Association certified
  • AMGA Ski Mountaineering Ski Guides Course
  • AIARE Level 2, Level 1 instructor
  • Heli Ski US level 3 Mechanized Ski Guide

Work Related and Professional Experience

  • Points North Heli guide 2004- present
  • Shasta MT. Guides Alpine guide and instructor 2003
  • Ski Guiding in Kashmir, India
  • Ski Guiding Antarctica
  • Mountain Hardwear Athlete
  • K2 Athlete