Where were you born and where did you grow up?
I was born in South of Paris and grew up at the countryside village of La Beauce. I arrived in Chamonix at 19 and decided to become a mountain guide.
What are your hobbies?
I travel a lot and love discover. I also love diving, swimming, riding a horse, biking, all the outdoor activities and yoga.
Do you have any special talents?
I like doing handmade things.
What has been your greatest outdoor adventure?
The first Tour du Mont-Blanc with my daughter when she was only 10 years old. And afterwards, our mother/daughter dive where we met a sea turtle.
What did you do before you became a guide?
I’m a guide for more than 30 years now, it is my first passion !
Do you have a favourite quote?
Be yourself, create your life, enjoy and do your best.
Describe a life experience that has shaped you today?
Thanks to my job and my travels, I meet new people from all around the world. I learn from them everyday. I feel so lucky to be me!
“Yes! Bernadette was amazing. She is entertaining, caring and passionate. Her stories were wonderful and she was a pleasure to be around.”
- Jennie Castleton (Surrey, British Columbia, Canada), Tour du Mont Blanc September 2018
“Bernadette was wonderful, knowledgeable and funny and happy to help us practice our French.”
- Adrienne Battle (Auburn, Washington, United States), Tour du Mont Blanc September 2018