Stephan Renard

Stephan Renard was born in Grenoble in the French Alps and grew up in the wild and remote Vercors region of the Rhone Alps, where he gained his passion for hiking, climbing, and skiing. A professional mountain leader and ski instructor since his youth, he loves outdoor pursuits of every kind and also has an affinity for jazz music, French and American literature, and Irish culture (acquired during his years of guiding French tours in Ireland).

Upcoming Trips:

Hiking the Haute Route, July 29-August 5, 2016

Client Testimonials:

Stephan was outstanding, very caring and patient. Jonna B., Norman, OK
Tour du Mont Blanc
Excellent group leader. Professional, connected, knew the trails well, steady, calm, and supportive—an enjoyable guy. Bruce F., Berkeley, CA
Tour du Mont Blanc
Stephan is so knowledgeable and passionate about the plants, flowers, animals, and geology. I don't know how he could see the chamois crossing the rock face, but he did! Daniel F., Beverly Hills, CA
Mont Blanc to the Mediterranean
Stephan was a premier guide who knew the mountains and the country customs inside and out. He was professional and yet easy to converse with. Nancy M., Sacramento, CA
Tour du Mont Blanc