Our team Pyrenees

We are a team that is in love with mountain skiing and all the corners of the Pyrenees and the Val d’Aran. Our desire is to offer you the best possible sensations during your stay and on all the activities you do in this valley.


Our team

Lionel Philippe
 Founder & UIAGM Guide

Lionel, who is French, is a high mountain guide and ski instructor of the French school. He discovered this valley over 12 years ago, and since then he’s been guiding clients in mountain skiing, Heliskiing or off-piste skiing at the Baqueira Beret ski resort. His illusion is still to teach people who are unaware of the potential the valley has for skiing or mountain activities. After travelling round much of the world professionally, he still feels that the Pyrenees are an incredibly wild place that many people have yet to discover.

Kari Gomez Augestad
Founder & Adviser

Half Spanish – Half Norwegian (her surnames give the game away). After many years as a ski instructor, she still dreams of waking up in winter and seeing that it’s snowing. Whenever possible, she tries to enjoy winter to the full.

David Sanabria
Mountain Guide

David, UIAGM mountain guide and resident in Val d'Aran. He is always the first to go to the mountains. The efficiency, safety and well-being of his guests are his main priorities. Known for his people skills, David is a true skier who loves extreme skiing when he can enjoy it in the mountains of the world. He is also known to lead with savoir-faire in his Pyrenean mountains.

Val d’Aran guide team
The Guides

Guide Val D'Aran is a team of mountain guides that collaborate with us to offer you their and this valley’s best. We work with this team because of their enthusiasm and professionalism. We leave you in the best hands so you can enjoy and experience unique moments, as well as get you to where you thought was impossible. An incredible team and great people.

We hope that these programs make our clients enjoy skiing or mountain skiing in the Pyrenees; and that, apart from skiing, they discover the valley’s hidden corners, nature, food and traditions.

We have prepared all these programs with one idea: for our clients to enjoy the experience. So … enjoy!

Discover our programs in the Pyrenees/Val d’Aran:

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