Zeb Blias

About ZEB

Zeb is an IFMGA / American Mountain Guide. He has traveled the globe, from Alaska to Antarctica, Hokkaido to the Himalaya, skiing, climbing and guiding in the great ranges of the world. Whether its gliding slopes on skis, crimping rock or swinging tools on ice, Zeb loves moving in the mountains and working with people. He favorite thing about guiding is building unique adventures for his clients and finding ways to explore the great mountains of the world.

Qualifications
  • IFMGA / American Mountain Guide (AMGA)
  • AIARE Level 3 Avalanche
  • AIARE Course Leader
  • WFR (Wilderness First Responder)
  • A3 American Avalanche Association Professional Member

Notable Climbs + Ski Descents

  • Mt Everest (8,848m), 2 summits via Northeast Ridge, 2016, 2017
  • Cho Oyu (8,201m), 1 summit and full ski descent via West Face, 2016
  • Lobuche East (6,171m, Nepal), 1 summit and ski descent, 2015
  • Denali (20,320', Alaska Range), 4 expeditions and 1 ski descent from summit
  • Aconcagua (6,995m, Andes), 3 expeditions
  • Pico de Orizaba & Ixtaccihuatl (Mexico), 3 expeditions each
  • Ishinca, Nevado Urus, Pisco Oeste (Cordillera Blanca, Peru), 1 expedition
  • Mt Whitney (14,505'), California Sierra Nevada. 5x via East Face, Mountaineers Route w/ ski descent
  • Mt Rainier (14,411') 100 summits and ski descents via 4 routes (Fuhrer Finger, Sickle, Success Glacier Couloir, DC)
  • Grand Teton (13,776') 5 summits via Upper Exum, PG, OS, Cathedral/North Ridge and ski descent via Ford Stettner
  • Mount Fuji (12,388') winter summit ski descent
  • Multiple rock, ice climbs in WA, OR, CA, NV, WY and Canada