Billy Haas, Mountain Guide, RMI Expeditions

Originally from the Northeast, Billy graduated from Hamilton College in Clinton, New York, with a degree in History before pursuing a career as a ski and mountain guide. Since college, his love for climbing and skiing has brought him all over North America as well as the world; most recently making the first descent of the 6,000-meter Pico Polaco in the high Andes of Argentina. When not in the mountains, Billy has been known to sneak away to the beach to indulge his passion for surfing. In addition to RMI, Billy spends his winters working as a ski guide in the Wasatch Range, Utah.

  • First ski descent of Pico Polaco (6000m) via the Fat Calf Couloir, Argentina
  • Multiple high altitude ski descents in the Andes of Argentina
  • Ski descent of the Kain Face, Mt Robson, Britsh Columbia
  • Ski descent of the Patriarch Couloir, Beartooths, Montana
  • Numerous ski descents throughout Utah, Montana, Wyoming, and British Columbia
  • Significant rock climbing in the Wasatch and Teton Ranges
  • Ice climbing in Utah
  • Wilderness First Responder
  • AIARE Avalanche Level II
  • American Avalanche Institute Level II
  • Leave No Trace Trainer
  • AMGA Ski Guides Course

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