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Bruno Yates

HometownAnnecy, France

Years guiding15


International Mountain Leader

A bit about me

I’ve worked as a mountaineering instructor in the UK and overseas. Annecy is the ideal place to indulge in my passions for biking, swimming, rock climbing, canoeing and skiing. I am now enjoying introducing my two young children to the joys of the mountains.

Trail running background

Running has been a constant fascination since my teenage years. At first, I was hooked on the physical challenges of harder and faster, and then the great sense of well-being experienced when everything starts to “flow.” Similarly, I now love trail running for the combination of challenging ascents, the extraordinary mountain environment, and the exhilarating descents!

Why I love guiding

For me, the pleasure of guiding comes from being with people who are seeking the same kind of experiences in the mountains. Maybe they are new to the Alps or to mountain sports or maybe they are seasoned trail runners looking for a bigger challenge. No matter what someone’s level of experience is, it’s impossible not to come away with a big smile and a profound sense of satisfaction after finishing a run in such an awe-inspiring landscape. Sharing that experience with others is the icing on the cake!

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Region coverage

Chamonix Valley, Annecy, Beaufortain, Vanoise, Dolomites, Aosta Valley, Berner Oberland, German-speaking Valais, French-speaking Valais, Chablais

Fees $320 per day


  • Bruno Yates running in the Italian Dolomites

    Bruno Yates, Run the Alps Guide in the Italian Dolomites

  • Bruno Yates in a kitchen with a Nepalese guy Circuit, Nepal

    Bruno Yates, Run the Alps Guide on the Manaslu Circuit, Nepal

  • Bruno Yates with a blue mug and 5 white horses in Ladakh, Indian Himalaya

    Bruno Yates, Run the Alps Guide in Ladakh, Indian Himalaya

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