Alain Comeau has been working as an instructor and guide since the 1970s. He is the owner of New England Mountain Guides here in NH. 2009 AMGA Guide of the Year and 2017 AMGA Lifetime Achievement Award are just a couple of the accolades due to Alain. These days Alain specializes in adaptive rescue systems and training military special ops teams as the Director of Leading Edge Concepts.
Bob Baribeau is an avid outdoorsman and Maine guide. If you’ve ever looked upon the Katahdin massif and wondered if a route has been climbed: the answer is yes, and Bob climbed it. You’ll find his name speckled about lists of FAs throughout NH and Maine, but this unassuming hard man spends most of his time quietly climbing harder than you, he’s just not one to brag about it too much.
Craig John summited Everest in 1998 via the North Ridge and again in 2018 by the South Col Route. Craig has climbed ice, rock and alpine routes all over the U.S. He currently has over 200 ascents of Mt. Rainier. Craig is the Program Manager for the IMG White Mountains program. Craig is an AMGA Certified Top Rope Site Manager and Single Pitch Instructor. He has a Master’s Degree in Applied Behavioral Science.