Steve Jones


I am a UIAGM / IFMGA Mountain Guide, a member of both the Swiss Guides Association ( and British Mountain Guides ( I live in Leysin, Switzerland working as an independent mountain guide based here for over 25 years. I know the region intimately and have a long experience of climbing and skiing not only in the Western Alps but also throughout Europe and in many parts of the world.

I offer a personalized and flexible guiding and instructional service for individuals and small groups at whatever age or level.

To get the most out of your mountain experience, I can adapt a program to suit your level and the conditions. Also to explore those places off the beaten track!


I am also a director of and run courses for the International School of Mountaineering (

I direct courses for the European Avalanche School (

I work in co-operation with the Leysin Guides Bureau ( and Dutch guide Edward Bekker (