Previous Expeditions

Here is a resume of the mountains climbed.

Hua Shan: June 6, 2008

Kilimanjaro: August 29, 2008, 6:30am – Machame route

Mt. Whitney: May 26, 2009, 10:30am – North face (unassisted, unsupported, unguided)

Mt. Elbrus: August 25, 2009, 1:30pm – Normal route

Mt. Iztaccihuatl: November 1, 2009, 08:18am – Ayoloco Glacier face

Pico de Orizaba: November 5, 2009, 08:35am – Normal route

Aconcagua: March 12, 2010, 2:15pm – Normal route (unassisted, unsupported, unguided)

Ojos del Salado: March 19, 2010 – Solo summit attempt

Mt. Hood: March 11, 2011, 1:08pm – Normal route (unassisted, unsupported, unguided)

Mt. Rainier: March 13, 2011 – Winter Gilbraltar Ledge attempt

Illiniza Norte: December 12th, 2013, 10:00am – Normal route

Illiniza Sur: December 13th, 2013, 5:30am – Normal route

Cotopaxi: December 15th, 2013, 6:15am – Normal route

Chimborazo: December 19th, 2013, 7:25am – El Castillo route

Jbel Toubkal: April 20th, 2014, 08:30am – Solo South Cym

Ojos del Salado: December 25th, 2014 – Second summit attempt

Mont Blanc: August 19th, 2016, 9:00am  – Dôme du Goûter (unassisted and unguided)

Matterhorn: August 23rd, 2016, 8:30am  – Hörnli Ridge

Eiger: August 28th, 2016, 9:20am  – Mittellegi Ridge


Below is a list of sponsors/partners who supported me during my previous expeditions.

Mt. Kilimanjaro (5892m): August 2008 (Sponsored by Concordia University and Concordia Athletic Department Stingers).

Two Extremes: May-June 2009 (Partnership and promotion for 438 Squadron and Canadian Air Force).

Mt. Elbrus (5,642m): August 2009 (Sponsored by 438 Squadron and Personnel Support Programs from CFPSA).

Mt. Iztaccihuatl (5,232m) and Orizaba (5,636m): October 2009 (Sponsored by 438 Squadron and Personnel Support Programs from CFPSA, and also in partnership with Canadian Cancer Society, Health Partners, and Centraide).

Aconcagua (6,962m) and Ojos del Salado (6,893m): February 2010 (Sponsored by 438 Squadron, Personnel Support Programs from CFPSA and la Caisse Desjardins de Granby-Haute-Yamaska).

Mt Hood (3,429m): March 2011 (Partnership and promotion for 438 Squadron and Canadian Air Force).

Ecuador’s Volcanoes: December-January 2013-2014 (Partnership and promotion for 438 Squadron and Royal Canadian Air Force).

The Great Alps’ Project: August-September 2016 (Partnership and promotion for Casol Villas France, 438 Squadron and Royal Canadian Air Force).


Antoine would like to thank the editors of Concordia University’s Alumini magazine for their dedicated assistance in the publications of numerous articles. Antoine is also grateful to the editors of the following military newspapers: The Garrison,  Servir, and the Royal Canadian Air Force News. Finally, the fantastic editing that Jonathan Dempsey has done to many pictures is greatly appreciated.

For his latest project to the Great Alps 2016, Antoine is proud to welcome Casol Villas France to the team.

Casol Villas France