In 2008, after a 20 years military career within Romanian mountain troops, I have started developing and running my own business as a freelance international mountain leader, national mountain guide and tour leader. From very beginning, I decided to use all my experience and knowledge to provide the highest level of guiding services and safety of all my friends(don’t forget: that means you!).
I am married and I have a daughter. I speak English fluently.
I am registered to the Trade Registry at position F08/530/2011 (C.U.I -Unique Registration Number-28507349).
I am a member and instructor of SGLM – Societatea Ghizilor si Liderilor Montani (Mountain Guides and Mountain Leaders Society).
Activities, as mountain guide and tour leader:
- I have planned and led mountain and sightseeing tours for groups of tourists from UK, USA, Australia, Ireland, France, Israel, Ukraine, New Zealand, Denmark, Norway, Mexico, Spain, Switzerland and South Africa;
- In 2009 and 2010 I was involved in planning and running ACF Oxfordshire Cadets Expeditions in Fagaras Mountains;
- In April 2011 I’ve joined KEGS (King Edward VI Grammar School-Chelmsford, Essex-UK) expedition to Morocco;
- In July 2012 I’ve joined KEGS expedition to Mongolia;
- In 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016 and 2017 I had run KEGS expeditions to Romania;
- I have provided advisory and I have prepared tentative tours for school expeditions providers from UK ( Far Frontiers, Adventure Works, British Exploring Society and Outlook Expeditions);
- In 2012, 2014 and 2016 I have planned and led my own expeditions to Morocco;
- In 2014 I have planned and guided the expedition in Fagaras Mountains for a team of 201 Field Hospital from Newcastle, UK;
Tourism and Travel Qualifications:
- Qualified as Travel Agent / Local Tour Guide;
- Qualified as National Tour Guide (Tour Operator) – (license 3820);
- Qualified as National Mountain Guide – (license 3812);
- Qualified as International Mountain Leader;
- First Aid Training – (certificate 679/30.11.2015);
International Mountaineering Training:
- US Special Forces Mountaineering Master Trainer Course, 1997, Fort Carson, Colorado, USA(qualified as Mountaineering Master Trainer level 2);
- Military Ski Trainers Course, 2000, Saalfelden, AUSTRIA;
- Avalanche Training Course, 2003, Andermatt, SWITZERLAND;
Achievements as a mountain guide and international mountain leader:
- Most of the summits with elevations over 2000m from Southern Carpathians (Fagaras Mountains, Piatra Craiului Mountains, Bucegi Mountains, Retezat Mountains), ROMANIA;
- Pikes Peak (4302m) and Mount Rosa Peak (3505m), Colorado, USA;
- Gemsstock (2963m) and Winterhorn (2660m), SWITZERLAND;
- Snowdon Horseshoe, North Wales, UK;
- Dades Valley, Ourika Valley, Jebel Toubkal (4167m) and Ouanoukrim (4089m), MOROCCO;
- Khanggai Mountains, Mongol Els, MONGOLIA;
- Ascents on Myticas Summit (2918m), Olympus Mountains, GREECE;
- Ascents on Musala (2925m), Vihren (2914m), Malka Musala (2902m), Irenek (2852m) and Deno (2790m), BULGARIA;
- Everest Base Camp (via Gokyo Lakes) with ascents on the summits of Gokyo Ri (5357m) and Kala Patthar (5550m), NEPAL;