Our Team

Core Team

Damian göldi

Co-Founder & Coordinator

From the beginning, Damian focused on long mountain tours at high altitudes. With Marcel, he got in touch with traveling and soon discovered his passion for Kyrgyzstan and the Pamirs. He climbed, among others, Pik Lenin several times on various expeditions. Damian works as a technician at the Modular Mountain Tech GmbH.


Marcel jaun


Marcel loves to discover new lines in the mountains. He has been fascinated by unknown countries and new cultures for a long time, which is why SaryVenture was an excellent opportunity to get in touch with local people even more. Marcel works full-time as an industrial engineer, lives in Bern, and loves to watch the airplanes landing in Belp.


Guides on Site

Shamurat Matiev

Tour Guide

Shamurat is our “rescuing” hand in Sarytash. He and his wife Anargul Omorbekova manage the SarySoul Mountainlodge. Shamurat, on the other hand, loves to discover the local mountains on skis, on foot, or by bike. That is why Shamurat is one of our tour guide and base camp coordinator.

Tim Mamasaliev


Tim originally studied economics in Osh and Bishkek. However, he left his desk behind to launch the Sunny Hostel in Osh. There he discovered his passion for trekking and outdoor activities. Tim is organizing the logistical challenges and will be working as a tour guide for SaryVenture in the future.


Tour Guide Sary-tash

Charlie is our companion at the SarySoul Mountainlodge. Our youngster was born in July 2021 and soon climbed his first hills around Sarytash. Charlie is always up for a cuddle and (partly) replaces the partners who are left at home.


SaryVenture supports you on the way to your personal alpinism goal – from the planning to the logistics on the mountain.

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