Aaron Hartz

Aaron was born and raised in Western Oregon and started skiing as a kid.  After being introduced to backcountry skiing, he started climbing and skiing the Cascade Volcanoes to prolong the ski season.  He has climbed and skied most of the Cascades from Mt. Rainier to Mt.    …course details

Ben Randall

Ben has climbed extensively across the North American continent, and is at home on the steep walls of Smith Rock and running morning ski laps on Tumalo Butte. In the off season, Ben enjoys backcountry skiing and climbing on his local volcanoes, as well as desert cragging    …course details

Brandon Seymore

Brandon started climbing in the beautiful Adirondack Mountains in northern New York, where he grew up. After finishing his college studies in Outdoor Recreation Leadership, Brandon packed up his belongings and set out for the major ranges of the American West. Along the way    …course details

Brian Campbell

Brian Campbell grew up in Park City, Utah skiing in the Wasatch Mountains and recreating in the outdoors all over the Western United States. In 2006 he moved to Oregon where he attended school studying English Literature, Philosophy and Outdoor Adventure Leadership. While    …course details

Chris Marshall

Chris Marshall has been guiding and instructing in the mountains since 2006. He earned a BA in Wilderness Leadership and Geography from Prescott College in 2005, and a MA in Experiential Education from Prescott College in 2011.  He worked as an Associate Faculty member for    …course details

Chris Wright

Chris is a certified AMGA/IFMGA Mountain Guide and alpinist who splits his time between obsessions with climbing, skiing and eating. Rarely to be found without a pack, a rack and a rope nearby, Chris grew up in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania before moving to the    …course details

Cliff Agocs

At the age of 11, Cliff began winter camping in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, which laid the foundation for every adventure in the mountains since. His education in technical climbing began eleven years later in California, where he became a student of Yosemite. He    …course details

Elliott Reed

Elliott's first climbing experience was with his older brother in the Tahoe-area when he was 13. After that, he knew he wanted to learn more about climbing and mountaineering. While studying Forestry at the University of Montana, Elliott expanded his experience in    …course details

Geoff Lodge

A native or Oregon, Geoff has been guiding since 2005. His enthusiasm for the mountains have taken him all over North America.  Apart from successfully summiting all of the Cascade volcanoes from California to British Columbia, he has done most of them multiple times and    …course details

John MacKinnon

John is an AMGA Certified Rock and Ski Guide based in Leadville, CO. He migrates to Oregon each spring and summer to guide at Smith Rock State Park, Mt. Hood and many of the other peaks and crags in the Northwest. He has been climbing at Smith for over a decade and guiding    …course details