SMG Lead Guide & Owner
UIAGM/IFMGA Ski & Mountain Guide
Neil is a second generation mountain guide. Born in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, Neil began climbing when he was six years old. A 20 year+ resident of the Eastern Sierra, Neil enjoys the close proximity to backcountry skiing, rock climbing and alpine peaks. “After guiding and climbing in many different countries I am still in awe of how cool the East Side is. I still have more than a lifetime worth of climbing to do in my backyard.” Neil is an international UIAGM & AMGA ski and mountain guide. In addition, he is an avalanche and snowboard instructor, as well as a local ski patroller. Neil has climbed extensively in the United States as well as in South America, Mexico, Europe and Africa.
[blockquote cite=”Kreighton B.”]”Seriously, my humblest congratulations go out to Neil. I have known Neil for nearly 20 years and, despite that baggage, would trust my life to his backcountry skills anywhere, anytime and in any situation.”[/blockquote]
[blockquote cite=”Andrew Lewicky”]”Neil was VERY safe. Felt very reassured even in the tricky spots.”[/blockquote]
[blockquote cite=”D.Hustic”]”Neil was great! An excellent instructor with vast knowledge.”[/blockquote]
[blockquote cite=”S.McGillicuddy”]”Neil was an awesome guide and really made our trip spectacular. I will use him as a guide again and would definitely recommend him to a friend!”[/blockquote]