Our staff of snowmobile trainers and guides

Nord Expé staff of snowmobile trainers and guides

All the members of our professional snowmobile guide crew are first aid course graduated and are specialized in remote region cross-country snowmobile expedition guidance. They all fit to the strict Nord Expe Quality charter. They are all of them certified level IV guides* Former competitors but overall winners on ski-doo, they are known and recognized in the snowmobile industry.

*The off-road vehicules guide certificate is a new course built by a commission involving tourism ministry, transportation ministry and Quebec tourism human resources council. The level obtained (I up to IV) is a picture of the expertise, the experience and the abilities of the guide. This grade fit to the difficulty grade of the rally or snowmobile expedition that the guide is allowed to lead on or out of the snowmobile trails.The difficulty of the ride tells the ratio (guides Vs rider) we must apply and grade of the guides. All of our guides are certified Grade IV that is the higher level.


 

NORD EXPE founders are Pierre Challier and Chrystel Martin.

Chrystel MARTIN

Québec snowmobile raid coordinator

Chrystel has tested all the snowmobile rally’s with the guides. Able to inform you regarding your stay, she will be able to give you the best snowmobile circuit that fit your needs. Chrystel also welcomes you to the log cabin ‘’Adventures Nord Expé”, a Bed and Breakfeat,  all year long.

Pierre CHALLIER

Level IV snowmobile guide

Pierre CHALLIER guides snowmobile tours in Québec and Labrador since 1999, former fighter navigator on fighter aircraft, first aid course titular, he is also an instructor in survival courses. Leader of an expedition for a record around Labrador in 2003, he learns at every sortie which he wants unique.

Dave THOMASSIN

Level IV snowmobile guide

Competitor in Out trails snowmobile Rally (Harricana, Challenge Kanada) in a winner team, Dave is now specialized in organisation of expedition for collecting funds for humanitarian organisations. Outstanding technician, and excellent navigation, Dave is the Expert among the Experts. Dave is the guy who find the good way, and always with the smile!

François PARADIS

Level IV snowmobile guide

Captain of the Winns Xtend  team multiple winner of the Harricana snowmobile endurance race, François the pointer from the pointers during extreme expeditions.
Involved from 2003 to 2007 in Northern snowmobile expedition for caritative fund relieve, François wants now to transfer his knowledge and passion for snowmobile crosscountry expeditions.
Expert in Side Hilling and  Hillclimb François would be your guide for mountain riding.

Jean-François GAGNON

Level IV snowmobile guide

Tenacious snowmobile guide and very expert, Jeff was the guide in charge of logistics and mechanics during the snowmobile expedition which allowed to the Innuits from Nunavik   joining Quebec since Kuujjuak for the 400th Anniversary of the City. Its favorite territory is  Charlevoix but its versatility allows it to be very comfortable in unknown terrain.

Philippe GRANDGUILLOT

Level IV snowmobile guide

Philippe tout jeune guide rejoint le cercle restreint de la « grande famille de guides motoneige de Nord Expe » Il sait vous transmettre sa passion et les techniques de base d’une conduite sécuritaire en motoneige de sentier comme en hors sentier.

Yannik Thomassin

Level IV snowmobile guide

Yannik agrandi notre équipe depuis la saison 2016/2017. Aguerri et très expérimenté, il a toutes les compétences requises chez Nord Expe.

Keven Clavet

Level IV snowmobile guide

Keven est depuis la saison 2016/2017 incontournable dans notre équipe. Très expérimenté il a su faire sa place et se rendre indispensable !

Marc Olivier Rivard

Level IV snowmobile guide

Marc-Olivier complète l’équipe depuis 2016/2017. Guide expérimenté, il apporte son expérience et complète notre équipe de guide.