Founder and Owner of Summit Experience
Sun Bin is widely regarded as China’s most experienced mountaineer with more than 20 years of experience in mountaineering, ice climbing, and rock climbing.
As a climber, he has exemplified his diverse skill set climbing both China’s highest mountain (Mt. Everest, 8,844 meters) and China’s most technically difficult mountain (Yao Mei Feng, 6,250 meters). As a guide has led thousands to summit the world’s highest mountains with an impeccable safety record. Currently, he is the head guide of Summit Experience and a sponsored athlete by The North Face, Black Diamond, and Fenix Outdoor Headlamps and Lights. He has completed the 7+2 circuit (climb the tallest mountain on each continent and arrive by foot to both the north and south poles) two times over.
Summit Experience Outdoor Adventure Guide and Development Manager
Tom Connelly is an adventurer at heart with a passion for the outdoors. With more than 10 years of experience trekking, climbing, camping, and exploring, he brings with him a world of knowledge.
In the outdoor world, he is most skilled in mountaineering, summiting more than 20 peaks above 5,000 meters (the tallest being Mt. Aconcagua, 6,962 meters). Fluent in English, Mandarin Chinese, Spanish, French, and Dendi (a West African language), Tom makes a trip to China a truly unforgettable experience for those from around the globe. Simply put, whether climbing a snow-capped mountain in Western China or trekking along the Great Wall, Tom turns any ordinary vacation into a once in a lifetime trip. For those coming to China from overseas, Tom will be your most important contact person as he will plan your trip and lead your trip after you arrive.
Bao Yi Fei
Summit Experience Head Mountain Guide and Primary Instructor at Summit Experience International Mountain School
Bao Yi Fei is the head of Summit Experience’s Seven Summit and North and South Pole expedition programs and the primary instructor at Summit Experience International Mountain School. Bao is an extremely accomplished mountaineer with more than 20 years of experience climbing around the world. In May 2018, Bao successfully led an expedition bringing 4 clients to the summit of Mt. Everest. In addition to being a mountain guide, Bao is also an adjunct professor at the Zhu Hai branch of Beijing Sport University. Bao is also highly skilled in wilderness medicine and is an assistant instructor on the Wilderness Medical Associate International (WMAI) Chinese team.
Zhang Yan Jie
Primary Instructor at Summit School
Zhang Yan Jie is the primary instructor at Summit Experience’s Summit School. Yan Jie brings a wealth of knowledge to the Summit School. Yan Jie is a NOLS (National Outdoor Leadership School, USA) Outdoor Educator and as well an adjunct professor at Beijing Sport University. He is an assistant instructor on the Wilderness Medical Associate International (WMAI) Chinese team and a LNT (Leave No Trace) Master Educator. With more than 20 years of outdoor education experience, Yan Jie is a true pioneer in the field of outdoor education in China.
Yin Dong Sheng
Instructor at Summit School
Yin Dong Sheng brings years of experience in outdoor education to the Summit Experience outdoor classroom. He specialty is backpacking, camping, and rock climbing. He can work with youth and adults alike and is known for his patience and knack at teaching in a manner that resinates well with his students.
Mountain Guide and Business Manager
Xu Lei wears multiple hats at Summit Experience guiding trips and running the everyday operations of the company. He comes with a plethora of knowledge in both fields, and in particular the outdoor sports world where he has more than 20 years of experience. He is known for his ability to organize and help carryout Summit Experience’s wide variety of mountaineering programs.
Mountain Guide and Development Manager
Chen Qiong is an accomplished mountaineer summiting the world’s Seven Summits and arriving at the both the North and South Pole by foot. She completed this impressive circuit in just 3 years time. When she’s not busy in the mountains, she develops new programing for Summit Experience across the world.
Zhang Bao Long
Mountain Guide and Head of Summit Experience 8,000 Meter Peak Climbing Programs
Zhang Bao Long is an up and coming Chinese mountaineer. Guiding two successful expeditions to Mt. Everest (2017 and 2018) in which the entire team summited, Bao Long clearly demonstrates his prowess as a climber. He also successfully summited Mt. Manaslu in Nepal 2 times in less than 24 hours. Bao Long has also opened up several new climbing routes in China including, the “Chu Long” route of Mt. Xiao Gong Ga (5,928 meters) in Sichuan Province, China.
Xing Zhe Kui
Mountain Guide and Photographer
Xing Zhe Kui is a very accomplished climber and photographer producing some very amazing shots at many of Summit Experience’s climbs. He has photographed climbs across Sichuan and Qinghai Province in China and internationally in Nepal and Tanzania. Zhe Kui sharpened his photography skills while working for Canon.
Lu Hai Chuan
Mountain Guide and Instructor at Summit School
Lu Hai Chuan is a professional guide by training as he is a graduate of the Zhu Hai Branch of Beijing Sport University with a degree in Outdoor Recreation. He has guided successful trips to mountains across China including Mt. Haba (5,396 meters) and Yu Zhu Feng (6,178 meters) and internationally to Mt. Elbrus (5,642 meters) in Russia. Hai Chuan is known for his tireless spirit and superb service.
Jia Xiao Li
Jia Xiao Li is one of Summit Experience’s finest mountain guides. She has proved her skill through several difficult climbs including summits of Mt. Aconcagua (6,962 meters) and Mutzagh Ata (7,546 meters). In additional to guiding, Xiao Li is skilled in wilderness medicine as before she became a guide she studied to become a doctor. She is known for her ability to diagnose and treat clients in the field.
Shan Li Na
Shan Li Na is in charge of Summit Experience’s financial affairs, spending, and allocating resources on all of Summit Experience’s trips in China and abroad. In addition she is a superb rock climber and is known to help instruct at many of Summit Experience’s rock climbing seminars.
Liu Yi Ge
Liu Yi Ge is the office manager of Summit Experience and she makes sure that the everyday life of Summit Experience takes shape. Her input is irreplaceable and the whole team relies on her help in carrying out day to day tasks.
Liu Ai Ci
Marketing and Advertising Manager
Liu Ai Ci takes care of the marketing and advertising at Summit Experience. She has a knack for designing beautiful tweets and is responsible for attracting many of the clients that take part in all of Summit Experience’s activities. An avid ice climber, she also enjoys helping out at Summit Experience’s ice climbing seminars and sessions.