GREG JOHNSON

LEAD SPLITBOARD GUIDE (KAMCHATKA)

FROM: BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA

Greg is a splitboard guide from Nelson, British Columbia, Canada, accredited through the Association of Canadian Mountain Guides and the Canadian Avalanche Association. Greg is passionate about snowboard mountaineering adventures both globally and locally in BC. Greg started guiding with 40 Tribes in Kyrgyzstan in 2011 and also guided our inaugural expeditions in Svalbard in 2015 and Georgia in 2016. Greg loves sharing his knowledge and experience and always integrates an educational component into his guiding. Greg has a Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering with a specialization in avalanche mechanics, and his professional experience includes instructing for the Canadian Avalanche Association’s Industry Training Program, working as an avalanche forecaster with the US Forest Service and Canadian Avalanche Centre and a climbing ranger with the US National Park Service, and head guiding at Bella Coola Heli Sports. Greg rides for Gentemstick, a world renowned surf-influenced Japanese snowboard company. When not guiding with 40 Tribes, Greg runs 6 Point Engineering, a firm that focuses on avalanche risk mitigation.