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Crescent Spur’s Up-and-Comers

We think we have a pretty incredible team here at Crescent Spur – our lead guides alone have 54 seasons of experience in our terrain (and that’s 3 guides!).  Two of our pilots have been flying with us for 18 seasons, and the other 2 have years of experience flying in the mountains. We have a dedicated team of hard-working, passionate lodge staff who are always looking to go the extra mile to make guests’ experience the very best it can be.

Some of the newer members to join the guiding team in the last few years are Jesse Milner and Christine Felelki. Both have been making news…

 

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Jesse at the 3,954 m (12,972 ft) . Mount Robson Park. Photo by Paul Zizka

Jesse Milner is headed into his fourth season with us, and last year he achieved his ACMG Apprentice Ski Guide Certification. Jesse is an accomplished climber and mountaineer, and spends his summers working as a back-country Ranger at Mount Robson Park. This summer he did some incredible trips through the mountains.  In August Jesse and friend & professional photographer Paul Zizka climbed the 3 tallest peaks in Mount Robson Park in 3 days. Hauling a large amount of state of the art camera gear to the summit was worth it in our opinion!

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Jesse weaving his way through the seracs that flank the Helmet. Mount Robson Park Photo by Paul Zizka
Mount Robson
Mount Robson Photo by Paul Zizka
Mount Robson
Mount Robson Photo by Paul Zizka
Mount Robson
Mount Robson Photo by Paul Zizka

In July Jesse also put a new route up a remote 14000 ft vertical rock wall in Jasper National Park and was published in Gripped Climbing Magazine. You can check out the article on Jesse here.

Christine "Classy" Feleki
Christine “Classy” Feleki

This season will be tail guide Christine Feleki’s third season with Crescent Spur. Guests know her as the strong and fun “Classy”, who along with Jesse, puts together fantastic videos of our guests’ week. In the guiding industry, Christine is known as one of the first female split board guides. This winter Christine has been accepted to the ACMG Apprentice Ski Guide Program, and she will be doing it on a split board. Check out the article about Christine and her accomplishments, published by Crowfoot Media.  In the summers Christine works as a Hiking Guide in Wells Grey Park.

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We feel very fortunate to have these two accomplished individuals on our guiding team!

A special thanks to Paul Zizka for letting us share his incredible photos!