Nikos is a fully certified mountain guide holding the international
IFMGA / UIAGM / IVBV credential with License Number 2378.
He is a member of the Austrian Mountain Guide Association and the Tiroler Bergsportführerverband - Sektion Innsbruck and works full time as a mountain guide and ski instructor.
Nikos' passion for climbing and the mountains started at age 15 and continued while studying Forestry in Greece. His guiding career started as a climbing instructor in 1998. Nikos became a National Mountain Guide, then an international Alpine and Telemark Ski Instructor at the Norwegian Ski School (Den Norske Skiskole) in 2002, and an international IFMGA mountain guide in 2004.
Whether on granite, limestone, conglomerate, ice, or snow, Nikos loves climbing and skiing. He has been on several expeditions on the Himalayas, Pamir, and Karakorum mountain ranges and has at his credit hundreds of ascents and descents in the Alps, Dolomites and the mountain areas of Europe. He conducts site-safety for industrial workers, workers at height, mountain environments and instructs military special force, fire brigade teams and rescuers.
Nikos speaks fluent English and Greek.
He also flatters words in Italian, French, and German.
Nikos is at your disposal with his mountain services and knowledge.
Welcome to the mountain world and sports!
Private Guiding and Tailor-made Services
What is a Mountain Guide
An IFMGA / UIAGM / IVBV Mountain Guide holds the highest qualification in mountain guiding, having followed a rigorous training on every mountain discipline, whether skiing, climbing or mountaineering.
This internationally recognized credential is allowed to be displayed only by IFMGA Mountain Guides.
The IFMGA guidelines represent the highest quality services in the mountain world.
These international mountain experts have also the highest authorisation to train individuals or groups on the activities of rock and ice climbing, alpinism, ski touring and off-piste skiing, via ferrata, glacier crossing, canyoning and any other activity related with the use of climbing - alpine - or ski equipment. Regular latest-techniques and standards training keep Mountain Guides updated.
Why choose this Mountain Guide
For almost two and a half decades Nikos has been traveling around the world to climb and ski.
Exploring famous and hidden places, collecting information about routes and areas is his invaluable capital to tailor-made guiding.
This private mountain guiding service puts together agendas for you who:
✔ Seeks flexibility from day one, needs to cover exact requirements and achieve specific goals outdoors.
✔ Wants to mix outdoor activities in a short period of time,
✔ Wants to deeply learn an outdoor activity and maximize your time on the mountains,
With Nikos as your private mountain guide you are allowed to climb and ski at your own pace.
He will form the itinerary to your needs and level, and adapt to actual conditions and weather.
Nikos will work close with you towards your objective sharing best-practice tips and feedback.
Goal-oriented preparation and information maximizes the quality of your outdoor adventure doing your favorite activity.
Nikos can provide recommendations on:
finding and providing climbing & skiing equipment
all kinds of accomodation -mountain refuges, huts, hotels, and pensions-
airport transfers and more
On this website you can find a great variety of climbing and skiing destinations.
Nikos will be happy to assist you in finding exactly the kind of adventure that you are up to and getting your personal program and rates.