Greg Hill

Sport

Ski

Hometown

Sutton, Quebec, Canada

Hometown

Sutton, Quebec, Canada

Sport

Ski

After Greg found ski mountaineering, he was hooked and hasn’t stopped since. A pro skier, filmmaker and a ski guide with the Association of Canadian Mountain Guides, Greg has made hundreds of first descents and set world records like climbing and skiing over two million feet in less than a year and 50,000 feet in 24 hours. But Greg’s biggest objectives lately are in his everyday quest to adventure in a more sustainable fashion. Fueled by fortitude, rather than recognition and fame, Greg, a father of two, challenges himself and us all to leave the planet in better shape.

Achievements

  • Climbed and skied two million vertical feet/609km in 2010, and climbed 71 mountains in both North America and South America over 266 days of ski-touring 
  • First North American to climb and ski 40,000 vertical feet in 24 hours and ultimately set a world record of 50,000 in 24 hours
  • First North American to climb and ski Mt. Blanc, 12,000 ft, in 11 hours
  • Winner of the Whistler BC Randonnee race three years in a row (2002-2004)
  • Planted a million trees
  • Pioneered the northern Monashee Traverse in British Columbia, Canada, which is a 21-day ski traverse that summits 21 peaks along the way

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The Hard Road to Jackson 

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