Zoe Hart

Alpine Climbing Ambassador

Hometown

Princeton, NJ

Resides

Chamonix, France

Patagonia Alpine Climbing Ambassador Zoe Hart
Zoe is the fourth American woman to earn her International Federation of Mountain Guides Associations status, the highest level of credential available to professional mountain guides. When she’s not guiding or climbing in her backyard, Chamonix, France, Zoe’s on international expeditions or climbing trips throughout North America. Although Zoe considers herself a climbing “jack-of-all-trades,” alpine climbing is her passion.

Career Highlights

  • Ascent of the 1938 Route on the North Face of the Eiger, Switzerland
  • First Ascent Cracker Pterodactyl 5000 (VI 5.10+, 900 m) Jebel Misht, Oman
  • Ascent of the Dru Couloir on the Dru, France
  • Ascent of the Over Couloir on the Brenva Face of Mont Blanc, France
  • Ascent of the Northwest Face of Half Dome in a day, Yosemite, California Ascent of the West Face Couloir, Aguille Du Plan (ED2, M6, WI5, 700 m)
  • First Female Ascent and Speed Record (since broken) of Deprivation, Mt Hunter, Alaska (IV 5.8 A3 AI6)
  • Ascent of Cryophobia, Ghost, Canada (M8, WI 6, 225m)
  • First Female Ski Descents in the Karakoram on the Chasing Glaciers Expeditions, Pakistan
  • First ascent of Big Wednesday (VI 6), Ben Nevis, Scotland
  • First ascent of Alpine Princess, Ben Nevis, Scotland