A Few of Our Guides

Rhawnie

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Name: Rhawnie

Nickname: Rha Rha or just R because Rhawnie is too difficult to spell

Favorite Tour: I have to pick one?! All of them, but the Rockies have my heart

Countries I have been to: USA, Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, Belize, Brazil, Trinidad and Tobago, Suriname, England, Scotland.

Favorite Place in Canada: Cyprus Lake in Ontario, and Canmore, BC

Fun Fact about Me: I am ambidextrous.

What I like to do when I’m not guiding: Plan my next big excursion, while hiking with my dog. Spend time on my yoga mat.

CHRIS

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Name: Chris

Nickname:  Chrissy, English

Countries I have been to:  15: England ☺, Scotland, Italy, Austria, Germany, Belgium, USA, Spain, Portugal, Turkey, France, Switzerland, Holland, Greece & Cyprus.

Favourite spots in Western Canada: Finding peace and serenity in the silence of the Rockies; particularly Bow Lake and Moraine Lake. Swimming in Alta Lake, Whistler. Relaxing in Tofino Hot Springs while the ocean pounds the rocks.

Fun Fact: I like to eat kiwi fruit with the skin on…

What I like to do when I’m not a tour guide: play soccer, explore powdery snow on my snowboard, cook beautiful food (like Gordon Ramsay), hang with friends and go to the gym to keep fit.

JANELLE

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Name: Janelle

Nickname: Janell-A (it’s “window” in Portuguese)

Favorite Tour: TOFINO!!!!!!!

Countries I have been to: Canada, USA, Mexico, Russia, Philippines, Haiti, Japan, Taiwan, South Korea, Germany, Australia, New Zealand.

Favorite Place in Canada: TOFINO!!!!!! Specifically, on the beach with some awesome friends watching the sun set.

Fun Fact about Me: I lived in Japan for 4 years and learned aikido, Japanese taiko drumming, and a bit of Japanese language. 生活は冒険です!

What I like to do when I’m not guiding: Go to the beach or the mountains, watch a sunrise or a sunset, write stories, save the world (mostly in video games), play guitar, and go on adventures.

JEREMIE

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Name: Jeremie

Nickname: Jer

Favorite Tour: Tofino!

Countries I have been to: Central and Southern America, Southeast and Eastern Asia, New Zealand, France and a few more (35+ countries)

Favorite Place in Canada: Tofino is pretty amazing. Waterton Lakes National Park is also a huge favourite in this beautiful country of ours.

Fun Fact about Me: Born in raised in Montreal, Quebec so say Bonjour en Francais!

What I like to do when I’m not guiding: Hiking, camping, Fly Fishing, Snowboarding, going to concerts and visiting breweries.

AMINE

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Name: Amine

Nickname: The Walking “Dad Joke”

Favorite Tour: Seattle Ultimate 2 Day

Countries I have been to: Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia, South Africa, Egypt, France, England, Austria, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Holland, China, The United States, Canada,

Favorite Place in Canada: Mont-Royal, MTL! So much good music, art and culture, I love it!

Fun Fact about Me: I’m 6’3”, but I’m all legs. If I sit down next to you, I guarantee we’ll be the same height. Weird, huh? Oh, also, I’m a musician and I love music!

What I like to do when I’m not guiding: The main gig is music for me, I play violin and bass, and make beats : ) Have a listen if you’re curious, at www.imurmusic.com.

TRISTAN

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Name: Tristan

Nickname: T

Favorite Tour: Tofino 3-Day. That island life.

Countries I have been to: USA, England, Spain, Belgium, Italy, Australia, Trinidad & Tobago, Cayman Islands

Favorite Place in Canada: Vancouver Island & Rocky Mountains

Fun Fact about Me: I can make a flower with my tongue

What I like to do when I’m not guiding: Enjoying everything the city of Vancouver has to offer.

KATIE

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Name: Katie Albertson

Nickname: The tall one

Favorite Tour: Whistler!

Countries I have been to: *deep inhale* Canada, USA, Mexico, Cuba, Germany, UK, France, Italy, Spain, Bulgaria, Turkey, Cheq, Monaco, Switzerland, Austria, Netherlands, Belgium, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Cambodia, most of the Caribbean islands, Colombia… *exhale*

Favorite Place in Canada: In a floaty on a lake in the summer

Fun Fact about Me: I dance to stay warm when it’s cold outside

What I like to do when I’m not guiding: I love to spend time with good friends outside: running, hiking, camping, skiing & riding, laying on the beach… here in beautiful BC and all over the world! Connecting with people and nature is my jam 🙂

MATT

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Name: Matthew

Nickname: Matt, Perry, Chandler, Curly

Favorite Tour: Tofino

Countries I have been to: Canada – USA – Nepal – India

Favorite Place in Canada: Smithers, BC

Fun Fact about Me: I fought wildfires for 6 years, summited Mount Temple, played University Basketball for TRU, love using a chainsaw, have a Masters in Education and my father (Mark Perry) and sister are singers (MIP Power Trio) that can be found on iTunes! I keep my singing for the shower or in the car.

What I like to do when I’m not guiding: Travel, Hike, Teach, Coach, and explore local watering holes.