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Rolfe Oostra

International Mountain Leader

Rolfe, an Australian who is living in the Pyrenees, France. He is a member of the UIMLA (United international mountain leader association), he is a first aid instructor, Rock climbing instructor and is also a fellow of the RGS. (Please see his CV)

Rolfe is a keen alpinist and has been guiding to the worlds wildest places for the past 15 years. His experience is first class. Not only does he work here in the Pyrenees he also puts together and guides private tailor made expeditions.

In his spare time he is most likely found climbing, walking, skiing or swinging his ice axes in this remarkable mountain range. He knows the Haute Pyrenees better than his own back yard and looks forward to taking you into the hills be it for a day walks or a multi-day trek in the height of summer or in depth of the winter.

From papilio Rolfe runs both winter and summer programs that would entice any mountain sport enthusiast. Winter programs include: snowshoeing, mountain skills and winter survival courses. This combined with what is already on offer in the Luchon area amounts to anyone's idea to a fantastic alpine experience. The summer programs includes a multi-activity week which provides an exciting taster for rock climbing, summiting local peaks, canyoning, mountain biking, rafting, and parapointing. Naturally for those wanting to concentrate on one activity or who are wanting to develop their skills in a particular area this is also the perfect place to do it.

International Expeditions

Rolfe has a remarkable CV and leads private, tailor made expeditions to all corners of the world, be it trekking or climbing in the world highest mountain ranges, traversing a desert or paddling remote rivers in un touched jungle.

Trekking and climbing:

  • New Zealand Alps
  • European Alps
  • Mount Kenya, Kenya
  • Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
  • Aconcagua, Argentina
  • Cordillera Real, Bolivia
  • Cordillera Blanca, Peru
  • Patagonia Andes, Chilli, Argentina
  • Karakoram, Pakistan
  • Greater Himalayan
  • Greenland
  • Sahara, Morocco.
  • Sinai
  • Amazon
  • Congo

If you would like any information on any above expedition then please contact us here.