Kari Kobler

Mountain guide UIAGM +41 31 381 23 33 office@kobler-partner.ch

Kobler & Partner GmbH, Neubrückstrasse 166, 3012 Bern, Switzerland

In his younger years there was nothing that pointed toward that Kari once would become the leading organiser of 8,000er-expeditions: only at the age of 23 has he been struck with the mountaineering fever by a woman. “Women”, says Kari, “Women have always been guiding figures in my life.”
Thus began his steep career: In 1985 he absolved the mountain guide diploma and afterwards he collected experience as an expedition guide. To this day Kari was a responsible guide on many different expeditions in Asia and South America, among others the six ascents of the Mount Everest (8,850 m), the K2 (8,611 m), the Broad Peak (8,047 m), the Gasherbrum (8,035 m), etc …