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We love the Alps and we want our guests to fall in love, too!

That’s why all of our tour designers are also guides. They know the trails, the inns, the logistics, and they’re all seasoned trip leaders with the skill and compassion to help you get the very best the Alps have to offer.

Haute Route Moiry

Everyone on our team has made multiple trips to the Alps to explore and experience our tours first hand. You can read the stories of our travels in the blog.

  • Troy Haines

    Owner + Founder

    As the founder and owner of Alpinehikers, Troy Haines is intimately involved in every detail of our tours. Troy first...

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  • Abby Strauss-Malcolm

    Tour Designer + Guide

    Abby Strauss-Malcolm believes in dynamic balance — stretching comfort zones — life as an experience of change and growth. She’s...

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  • Zach Dahlmer

    Tour Designer + Guide

    Before talking with Zach Dahlmer, you might not know there’s world-class surfing to be had off the coast of Nova...

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  • Deb Charlap

    administrative operations and marketing

    Deborah Charlap manages administrative operations and marketing for Alpinehikers. She explores new opportunities to make our office an effective, engaged...

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  • Mike Cullen

    reservation specialist

    Mike Cullen took forever to sit down and write this blurb about himself! In fact, he’s too busy answering email...

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  • Hayden Buck


    Growing up in British Columbia, Hayden Buck spent his youth exploring the temperate rainforests of western North America. Once the...

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  • Koeun Buck

    support staff

    Koeun Buck, originally from Seoul, finds herself fortunate to have lived in so many beautiful places surrounded by mountains. She...

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  • Bruno Yates


    Bruno Yates considers himself extremely lucky to have grown up on the beautiful island of Jersey, part of The British...

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  • Jakub Doubic


    Jakub Doubic brings an irresistible sense of fun to every adventure. Born and raised in the Czech Republic, Jakub is...

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  • Heather Ohly


    Heather has been hiking, running and rock climbing in the mountains for over 20 years. She has travelled widely including...

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  • Alistair Crompton


    Alistair Crompton was first introduced to the Alps on a school skiing trip at the age of eleven and has...

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  • Brant Kilber


    Mountains are in Brant Kilber‘s blood. Growing up in the Willamette Valley in Oregon, as a child and young adult...

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We felt honoured to be hiking with Alpine Hikers as every place we stayed at spoke so highly of you, and really appreciated their association with you! So we too expounded our appreciation for all that you have done for us. Your attention to detail left no stone unturned.

—J Morrin
Bernese Oberland Tour


Featured Inn

Sometimes our favorite hotels are found by accident.  Schwarzwaldalp is one of those places… 

Hotel Schwarzwaldalp: Home is Where the Heart Is
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Contact Us

When you call Alpinehikers, you’ll get specific answers to your questions and lots of help making the most of your choices. You’ll talk with one of us directly, and your details matter to us.

If you’re curious about what gear to bring, whether the hotel restaurant can work with your gluten allergy, if your teenager is going to go hungry eating haute cuisine, or whether you’re going to be able to ‘keep up’ on hikes… Let’s talk — just give us a call or send us an email and we’ll get back to you right away.

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