James Marc Beverly

With an unwavering passion for skiing and devotion to capturing the essence of the alpine experience, Marc—IFMGA Mountain Guide (#11335) via AMGA (#69)—has solidified his position as a backcountry skiing connoisseur in New Mexico’s Sangre de Cristo Mountains.

A fourth generation New Mexican, Marc’s works are a fusion of practicality and inspiration for skiing enthusiasts exploring Taos to Santa Fe. 

What sets Marc apart as an author is his ability to consider others’ experiences in backcountry terrain. He includes the information needed to plan a pleasurable trip into the mountains with the hope that skiers will return for an enjoyable après-ski, where they can reflect upon a memorable day.

Marc’s dedication to his work as a guide matches his commitment to promoting avalanche safety worldwide. His involvement with the International Climbing and Mountaineering Federation (UIAA) showcases his expertise and leadership in this domain, where he actively contributes to the advancement of best practices and strategies for mitigating avalanche risks.