OR's Best Of Instagram: Mountain Guide Mark Allen

Traveling between his two home bases in Mazama, Wash., and Silverton, Colo., Mark Allen guides clients up classic rock and ice climbs and down deep powder descents as a IFMGA/AMGA-certified guide. With trips to Alaska, Norway and the Alps thrown in, Mark's Instagram is a feast of inspiration and mountain culture. Follow him @alpinelines.

"Winter returns the the San Juans in Ouray. Here Gary Ryan digs out the Guide Garage."

"Just anther day at work in Ouray. Horsetail Falls were in great shape today, but the global weirding created adventure in a normally forgettable approach. It's days like today that we won't forget."

"Keeping cool in Ouray."

Sorcerer Lodge in British Columbia's Selkirk Mountains for backcountry skiing.

"Ice climbing Skylight Falls in Ouray, Colo."


"Summit to sea in Lofoten, Norway."