Our guides' experience, dedication, and enthusiasm make them ideal ambassadors for your destination. They chart the course, finesse the details, and speak the language (English, as well as the local language). They also possess a truly rare skill, knowing when to let serendipity and inspiration take the lead.
Corinne Jouin has been a certified hiking guide in the Chamonix valley since 1994, fulfilling her career goal of working with people outdoors. Traveling and living abroad throughout her life, she also led hiking tours in the Middle East. Originally trained as a graphic designer, she applies her creativity to the Swiss folk art of silhouette paper cutting, and also enjoys exploring the Alps with her family.
A native of the world-renowned alpine resort of Chamonix, Claire Thiolière hails from a family of mountain guides and photographers. She traveled extensively in her youth throughout Africa and returned to France where she received a Master’s degree in Geography and Geomorphology. She is a certified guide who has been leading people throughout the Alps for more than thirteen years. An avid hiker and skier, Claire’s enthusiasm for her spectacular corner of the globe is apparent to all who travel with her on tour.
Making her home in Chamonix for over 30 years, Patricia Corbiller is a certified hiking guide in the region and a ski instructor. Walking and nature are her dual passions, which she is inspired to share with visitors to the Chamonix Valley. And when she can, she is thrilled to discover trails in mountains around the globe.
Based in Chamonix but originally from Spain, Javier Torrecilla made his first trek when he was just 6 months old and since then his love for the mountains has only grown! Eventually turning his passion into a career, Javier has been leading groups through the Pyrenees, the Alps, and Morocco’s Atlas Mountains for over 10 years. When he’s not guiding, you can find him hiking, climbing, skiing, or canyoning.