Smith Rock Climbing School guide Brad Ward

Brad Ward

Growing up in New Hampshire instilled the value of small communities and power of the outdoors from an early age. After growing up in the White Mountains, Brad migrated to … View Details

Miles Britton

Miles Britton

Miles grew up along the central California coast, without a choice but to be exposed to hiking, backpacking, and rock climbing as a child. As a teenager, Miles began the … View Details

Brandon Seymore

Brandon Seymore

Brandon grew up in the foothills of the ancient Adirondack Mountains of upstate New York. It was here, amongst the heavily vegetated, glacier sculpted, granite peaks and craggy rivers that … View Details

Smith Rock Climbing School guide Chris Marshall

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 … View Details

The Marsupials

Come explore this less-frequented climbing area adjacent to Smith Rock State Park. We have recently acquired a permit to guide here, and the terrain is excellent for multi-pitch climbing to … View Details

Climber Self Rescue

A problem as simple as dropping your belay device can turn a good day at the crag, into a long day. What will you do if your ropes get stuck … View Details