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Dominic Asselin

La page en français de Dominic Asselin

President Founder
ACMG/AMGA Rock Guide certified
ACMG/AMGA  Alpine Guide certified
CAA level 2 pro, professional member 


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‘‘Dominic is a passionate climber who has dedicated body and soul to climbing in Quebec and around the world. He is the recipient of the ‘’Golden Bolt’’ Award by the FQME for the personality who has remarked himself the most in the development of climbing in Quebec. He knows how to surround himself with people that will help him realize his dreams.

Thanks to his talent as a great communicator, he knows how to transmit his passion to his partners to invest themselves in challenging projects with him. After only a few years, he is already an accomplished climber. Versatility is probably his best asset.  He excels in all types of climbing (winter and summer). Many allow themselves to be fooled by his slender physique but Dominic has an impressive vital energy.  Always in front, always pushing further, he simply does not know the meaning of the word “tired”! He has the potential to accomplish many great things.’’

                                                                                           Jean-Philippe Henri, friend and climber (2006)

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Certification and training :

  • ACMG/AMGA Alpine guide certified
  • ACMG/AMGA Rock guide certified
  • AMGA Advanced alpine guide course and aspirant exam
  • AMGA advance rock guide course and aspirant exam
  • AMGA alpine guide course
  • AMGA rock instructor
  • AMGA ice guide course
  • CAA level 2 profesionnel
  • CAA weather and Avsar course
  • Avalanche operation level-1 Ski CAA
  • Rock trainer level 2 FQME
  • Via-Ferrata Guide Trainer, FQME
  • Ice trainer level 1 FQME
  • Route Bolting Certification, FQME
  • RCR C+, Fondation des Maladies du Cœur
  • Wilderness First Responder (80 hrs), Sirius

Prices :

  • Scholarship from MEC-CAHG for the CAA level 2
  • Nominated for the AEQ guide of the year award 2011
  • 2011 AMGA guide olympic winning team
  • Award Claude Lavallée 2010 given by the FQME
  • Award of La Plaquette d’or 2005 given by FQME

Implication :

  • President of the Fédération Québécoise de la Montagne et de l’Escalade (FQME), 2012-2014
  • FQME Training Commission and Expert Comitee rock, ice and Via-Ferrata, 2008-2012
  • AEQ climbing expert committee 2010
  • Founding President of the Club des Montagnards Laurentiens, 2008-2009
  • President of the Fédération Québécoise de la Montagne et de l’Escalade (FQME), 2005-2006
  • Responsable of the development of the Forêt Ouareau climbing site in Lanaudière
  • Treasorer and administrator of the Fédération Québécoise dela Montagneet de l’Escalade (FQME), 2004-2005

Sponsers :

Julbo 455 partenaire Attitude Montagne
Julbo 455 partenaire Attitude Montagne
SCARPA_Long, partenaire Attitude Montagne

Media (to read the article) :

  • Sauvetage d’un grimpeurs américain sur l’Aconcagua, Phoenix Post Juillet 2012
  • Sauvetage d’un grimpeurs américain sur l’Aconcagua, The Gazette mars 2012
  • Entrevue sur le métier de guide, Plusieurs journaux Américain 2011
  • Reportage sur Attitude Montagne Cogeco télévision Janvier 2011
  • Reportage sur le métier de guide ESPACES Novembre 2010
  • Grimpe au Québec Octobre 2010 Devenir guide UIAGM
  • Espaces Juin 2010 Ascension vertigineuses
  • Espaces avril 2006 sur l’expédition au Siula Grande
  • Géo Plein-air mai 2006 sur l’expédition au Siula Grande
  • Article sur le siteWeb sur Géo Plein-air juillet 2006 sur l’expédition au Siula Grande
  • Espaces septembre 2006 sur l’expédition au Siula Grande
  • Espaces septembre 2006 Profil MontagnART
  • Espaces septembre 2006 Article sur l’utilisation de l’oxygène
  • Géo Plein-air juillet 2005 sur l’ascension de La Congelé

Experience :

Dominic has been climbing since 1999 and specializes in several aspects of the sport including traditional, aid, ice and mixed climbing as well mountaineering.