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Mark Seaton

Based in Chamonix below Mont Blanc, Mark Seaton offers guiding services for all mountain activities. These include alpine mountaineering in the summer season, and off -piste skiing and ski touring in the winter. With over 20 years experience Mark offers options from single day one-to-one instruction, to multi-day programmes for small groups.

www.markseaton.com

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Image for article MONT BLANC: A DIFFERENT STRATEGY?

MONT BLANC: A DIFFERENT STRATEGY?

31 December 2018

Our man in Chamonix, mountain guide MARK SEATON, finds there’s more than one way to acclimatise

 

Author: Mark Seaton

Image for article PUSHING ON with Mark Seaton

PUSHING ON with Mark Seaton

15 November 2018

Our man in Chamonix, mountain guide MARK SEATON, says sometimes it’s worth just going for it.

Author: Mark Seaton

Image for article 'Learning to Walk' with The Maestro

'Learning to Walk' with The Maestro

5 March 2018

Our man in Chamonix, mountain guide MARK SEATON, meets a legendary coach

Author: Mark Seaton

Image for article Weather Forecasts? Don't Trust them!

Weather Forecasts? Don't Trust them!

14 December 2017

Our man in Chamonix, mountain guide MARK SEATON, says you need to expect the unexpected.

Author: Mark Seaton

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CREVASSE RESCUE

2 October 2017

Our man in Chamonix, mountain guide MARK SEATON, tells us how to get out of a hole…

Author: Mark Seaton

Image for article THE OLD MAN. BRITAIN’S GREATEST CLIMB?

THE OLD MAN. BRITAIN’S GREATEST CLIMB?

26 June 2017

THE OLD MAN OF HOY. BRITAIN’S GREATEST CLIMB?
Our man in Chamonix, mountain guide MARK SEATON, certainly reckons it is!

Author: Mark Seaton

Image for article Climbing Mont Blanc - What they don't tell you

Climbing Mont Blanc - What they don't tell you

28 March 2017

Our man in Chamonix, mountain guide MARK SEATON, gives some sound advice.

Author: Mark Seaton

Image for article THE TRAVERSE OF THE MEIJE

THE TRAVERSE OF THE MEIJE

12 December 2016

Our man in Chamonix, mountain guide MARK SEATON, reports on one of his standout climbs of the season; the traverse of the Meije.

Author: Mark Seaton

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PLAN B

19 September 2016

When the weather is bad, our man in Chamonix, mountain guide MARK SEATON, has options up his sleeve…

Author: Mark Seaton

Image for article VERTICAL YORKSHIRE

VERTICAL YORKSHIRE

24 June 2016

Our man in Chamonix, mountain guide MARK SEATON, finds the Dales curiously transplanted to the Alps

Author: Mark Seaton

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ONLY A WALK

23 March 2016

Our man in Chamonix, mountain guide MARK SEATON, describes what should have been a simple day out

Author: Mark Seaton

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ANNIVERSARY TRAVERSE

9 December 2015

Our man in Chamonix, mountain guide MARK SEATON, describes his standout climb this year: a traverse of the Matterhorn.

Author: Mark Seaton

Image for article THE IBEX OF THE CINGINO DAM

THE IBEX OF THE CINGINO DAM

26 September 2015

Our man in Chamonix, mountain guide MARK SEATON

Author: Mark Seaton

Image for article Attempting Mt Kenya

Attempting Mt Kenya

23 June 2015

In the last edition of The Update I wrote about climbing Kilimanjaro with Charles Sherwood. I can now describe what we did a week later… 

Author: Mark Seaton

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Chilly on Kili

17 March 2015

In January I went to climb in East Africa, and started off by ‘warming up’ on Kilimanjaro. It didn’t entirely go to plan…

Author: Mark Seaton

Image for article WHY SKI WITH A RUCKSACK?

WHY SKI WITH A RUCKSACK?

3 December 2014

If you ski off piste and you want to do it safely, then you have to carry a rucksack. 

Author: Mark Seaton

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Bucket list route tick

18 September 2014

“Avant la Verte on est alpiniste; à la Verte on devient montagnard...“ (Before The Verte one is an Alpine climber; after the Verte one is a real mountaineer”). So said Gaston Rébuffat, one of Chamonix’s most famous mountain guides. 

Author: Mark Seaton

Image for article APPOINTMENT WITH THE CAPTAIN

APPOINTMENT WITH THE CAPTAIN

21 June 2014

Our man in Chamonix, mountain guide MARK SEATON, attempts his first big wall climb

Author: Mark Seaton

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SKIING KNEES

21 March 2014

Our man in Chamonix, mountain guide MARK SEATON, discovers things are not always as they seem…

Author: Mark Seaton

Image for article YES, IT SNOWS IN AFRICA

YES, IT SNOWS IN AFRICA

21 December 2013

Our man in Chamonix, mountain guide MARK SEATON, heads to Mt Kenya with a client.

Author: Mark Seaton

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