Tom Egan

Tom’s love for climbing has been demonstrated by 43 years of passionate exploration, including all aspects of the sport: rock and ice-climbing, skiing and mountaineering all over the world. His … View Details

Sharon Birchfield

Sharon Birchfield

Originally from Northern California, Sharon studied International Relations at college in Seattle and has called the beautiful Pacific Northwest home ever since. She discovered rock climbing and mountaineering through local … View Details

Multi Pitch Efficiency Clinic

The key to efficiency in multi-pitch climbing is refining the rope systems. The benefits of organization include less stress and time spent dealing with ropes, ease of double-checking, less exposure … View Details

Marsupials Traverse

The pinnacles and peaks of the Marsupial Ridge dominate the skyline above Smith Rock. This area exists outside the circuit of classic sport climbs at Smith. It’s defined by adventurous … View Details

Three Fingered Jack

Three Fingered Jack has the distinction of being the smallest of all the alpine summits in the Oregon Cascades. This jagged peak is notorious for “the crawl” – an exposed … View Details

Mount Washington

Mount Washington is a great alpine rock climbing venue, placing the climber on a dramatic peak with spectacular panoramic views. This one day climb combines a fun approach hike on … View Details

Anchor Building Clinic

Anchor building is the foundation of every day of rock climbing. In this clinic, you’ll learn the principles of anchor construction and understand what makes a solid anchor. You’ll also … View Details

Trad Climbing Clinic

Trad climbing is at the heart of independent climbing. There is nothing more fundamental to the nature of climbing, than starting on the ground and working your way up a … View Details