Kevin Boekholt your tour guide
Qualifications: IFMGA Guide, professional member of Canadian Avalanche Association
Director: Alpine Guides and Methven Heliskiing, Shinstesu International Limited
Kevin began working as a professional mountain guide in 1983, and became a full IFMGA/UIAGM guide in 1985.
Kevin is well known for his boundless energy and enthusiasm for the mountains. He started working for Methven Heliskiing in 1986 and has directed the operation since its inception. His passion for the area and dedication to providing the best heliskiing service brings return clients back year after year.
Kevin’s international experience regularly takes him around the world. He works as a lead guide for CMH Heliskiing, and has been with them since 1989. He is actively guiding heliskiing operations in Greenland, Alaska, Canada, Russia, as well as acting as an examiner and instructor for the IFMGA – in NZ, Japan (he speaks Japanese), Canada and Russia….
Kevin moonlights as a professional photographer and has captured some of Alpine Guides great images. He also has an extensive film industry experience, and has worked with some of the best snowboarders in the world including Terje Haakonsen, Jim Rippey, and Craig Kelly. Kevins images can be seen on www.shinsetsuphoto.com
Beside skiing and snowboarding, Kevin’s climbing career is an extensive one; including first ascents in the Himalayas, NZ, Alaska, USA, Canada, Japan and Australia. He has also been to Kamchatka, the Caucasus, Elbrus Mt. Region.