Northern Mountain Sport

Northern Mountain Sport (Ltd) are adventure specialists. We provide guiding and courses in alpine mountaineering, climbing and skiing throughout the European Alps and beyond. Based in Chamonix and formed by Tim Blakemore, an IFMGA British Mountain Guide, Northern Mountain Sport offer a personal, flexible and friendly service with client satisfaction as our priority. We offer guiding at all levels: from introduction to alpinism to grande courses throughout the year as well as cascade climbing, off-piste skiing and classic ski tours throughout the winter and spring . We hope you can join in the adventure!

Tim Blakemore

Northern Mountain Sport (Ltd) is directed by Tim Blakemore. His outdoor career has spanned over twenty years and he brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to Northern Mountain Sport.


I love the variety of my work. I can be guiding a north face one week and skiing powder the next. My clients are as diverse as the arenas I work in and continue to inspire and enthuse me as I hope I do them. Mostly, I just enjoy getting out and having fun with others

Tim Blakemore


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Summer Alpine Season 2017

The following is a list of routes (images below) climbed both personally and professionally. Hopefully this will give an overview of recent conditions, particularly in the Mont Blanc massif.

June... Read full blog>

Apparently, a famous Chinese curse goes ‘may you live in interesting times’. This year’s ski season and snow was certainly that. As ever though, the ingredients of flexibility of approach paid dividends and I enjoyed the process of deciding whe... Read full blog>

This is a short article I wrote for the BMC.

Alpine Peaks - the Next Step


You’ve hillwalked in Snowdonia and the Lake District and even forayed into the Scottish Highlands to sample some winter action! This summe... Read full blog>