Pierre Masbou

Pierre Masbou

 Pierre Masbou, mountain guide and ski instructor.

I am currently working as a First Aid Constable - Training at the Gendarmerie National Ski and Mountaineering Centre (CNISAG, training center for mountain rescue). I started mountaineering and mountain skiing in the Pyrenees. I’ve been in the Alps for 17 years now.

Favorite products


What does Vuarnet mean to you?

Family memories. I’ve always seen my grandfather and father wearing Vuarnet glasses. Today I understand why they were a fan, the comfort of the frames and the quality of the glasses are wonderful.


What’s your best memory in the mountains?

I don’ have a best memory but several. What I like the most in the mountains is the sharing of emotions that we can have with the companions of the ropes.


In one sentence, what is the mantra (philosophy) that animates you?

A famous quote that has stayed with me since my beginnings “The mountaineer is a man who leads his body to where his eyes once looked…”