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Guy Bolton | Adventure Photographer | Brand Ambassador

Guy established himself by utilising adventure sports to gain unique vantage points and perspectives around the world in order to create captivating outdoor brand content which stands out from the crowd. His work brings the audience face to face with otherwise unreachable environments and stories. 

His work has featured regularly in the outdoor industry, being published by magazines, brands and environmental organisations including the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).

A professional background in Aviation Rescue Firefighting and extreme sports has given Guy the skills to work in arduous conditions, and the ability to capture content in locations others can't. Guy has spent time embedded within the worlds busiest mountain rescue service, documenting the challenges of rescues on the highest peaks in the Alps.

A passionate paragliding pilot, Guy has guided and instructed in the Southern Alps of New Zealand, Australia’s Gold Coast Hinterland, and the Swiss Alps, undertaken ‘vol-biv’ fly camping trips in 3 continents, landed a paraglider atop Western Europe’s highest peak - Mt Blanc, captured extreme sports in the Himalayas, and recently completed a 1,100km solo cycling trip while documenting the journey. 

 

Mountain Rescue - Chamonix

Embedded within Chamonix's highly skilled helicopter rescue service. Documenting the the Mont Blanc Massif and the challenges they face due to climate change in the mountains.

Langtang - Nepal

Documenting glacier loss in the Himalayas for the documentary film - The Last Glaciers

Altitude: 4,000 - 5,400m 

Jungfraujoch - Switzerland

Camera Altitude: 3,500m

Temperature: -24°C

Shot from: Solo paraglider launched from glacier

Toes: Frozen

Paragliding Kathmandu to Pokhara 

Multi-day paragliding expedition from the outskirts of Kathmandu to the foothills of the Himalayas

Transport: foot, paraglider

Fuel: Dal Bhat

Looking Down on Mt Blanc

Shot above Western Europe's highest peak.

Altitude: 4,800 - 5,500m

Access: Paraglider flight from the Chamonix Valley, top-landing on summit for product shoot, relaunching for aerial shoots over the Mt Blanc Massif. Client - Supair Paragliders

The Red Bull X-Alps

"The Worlds Toughest Adventure Race"

England to Alps

Cycling 1,100km solo, unsupported from England to the French Alps, via Switzerland.

Transportation: Boardman SLR 8.9

Fuel: coffee, french pastries

Oberalp

Access: Splitboard + Ski

Temperature: -10°C

Eiger - Switzerland

Spring snow under the shadow of the Eiger

Gliding over the Matukituki Valley

Glacial meltwater carves a web of channels through kilometres of silt flats before reaching New Zealand's network of large glacial lakes.

Skydive Switzerland

Air to air shoot celebrating new aircraft and the start of the winter season. 

Winter over the Alps

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