ABOUT

I grew up in the small town of Placerville, California. I was first introduced to climbing on the beautiful granite of the Sierra Nevada foothills. It quickly consumed my life and I began making frequent trips to the High Sierra and Yosemite Nat'l Park throughout highschool. After committing to college at Montana State University in Bozeman, I started ice climbing in the nearby Hyalite Canyon. Upon graduating, I committed to full time guiding.

Currently, I am a mountain guide based out of Bozeman. Most of my days in the mountains are spent in the greater Yellowstone ecosystem, even though I try to travel around for the best climbing in the season. Through the outdoors, I seek out challenge, adventure, and friendships. If I'm not out at a local crag or on an extended trip, it's likely that I'm sipping some beer and working on my van. 

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Certified AMGA Rock Guide

  • Assistant AMGA Alpine Guide 

  • Grade IV ice and rock first ascents up to WI5 and 5.13a

  • 8 El Cap ascents, including in a day

  • Multipitch onsights up to 5.12c and redpoints up to 5.13c

  • Mixed and ice climbs up to M9 and WI6+

  • Climbing experience in South America, Asia, Europe, Alaska and across the US

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