With a passion for outdoor adventure, Ivan brings his experience, talent and immense knowledge of survival techniques to our tour guide team. For many years, he's enjoyed and honed advanced expertise as a hiker, mountaineer and rock climber. Ivan seeks to constantly challenge himself in new ways and loves helping others discover their own aptitude through these sports.
Ivan possesses sophisticated survivalist skills and is considered to have advance knowledge in 72-hour survival. Ivan has climbed some of the world's most famous mountains. His recent accomplishments include a successful assent to Mt. Olympus's Mitikas Peak in 2013 and reaching Mt. Kilimanjaro's Uhuru Peak in July 2012. Working knowledge of various languages makes Ivan an excellent communicator and perfectly suited to guide visitors from Russia and the United States on their tour of Mount Olympus. A native of Russia, he fluently speaks the language of his mother country and is proficient in English and Greek, as well. When he's not ascending world-famous mountains, hiking, climbing, rafting or canoeing, Ivan works as an IT Project Manager, delivering high quality web related projects.