Your Guide: Jordy Shepherd


Jordy is an internationally certified mountain guide.  He is a member of the Association of Canadian Mountain Guides.  The ACMG is a member of the International Federation of Mountain Guide Associations (IFMGA).  Jordy is a professional member of the Canadian Avalanche Association (CAA) and he has attended the intensive Rigging for Rescue course for technical rope rescue instructors.




Jordy lives with his family in Canmore, Alberta. Jordy has lived, worked and played in the mountains his whole life. He has been the Rockies Director on the ACMG Board of Directors since 2012.  His work experience includes: Canadian Avalanche Association Course Leader for Avalanche Search and Rescue Advanced Skills, Provincial Park Ranger, National Park Warden, wildlife-human conflict specialist, wildland firefighter, structural firefighter, mountain and industrial rescue specialist, heli-skiing operations manager and lead guide, and licensed real estate agent:


Company Philosophy

 Jordy enjoys guiding and instructing clients to achieve their personal best, with a focus on avalanche safety and enjoyment of the mountains.   Whether he is introducing a group to rock climbing at a local crag, leading clients up a peak or down a powder slope, helping develop a safety program, or running industry courses, Jordy ensures that you will have a fun and safe adventure!  

UIAGM IFMGA IVBV Mountain Guide Bergfuhrer Guida Guide De Montagne

Association of Canadian Mountain Guides ACMG Mountain Guide

Canadian Avalanche Association Professional Member