Smith rock guide Lucas Novak

Lucas Novak

Originally from the greater ranges of Central New Jersey, Lucas has followed a path that has led him to the volcanic promised land of Central Oregon. Somewhere in between he … View Details

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

Smith Rock Climbing School guide Miles Britton

Miles Britton

Miles Britton was raised along the Central Coast of California. Here he started to backpack with family and friends at a young age. Miles was lucky to be apart of … View Details

Smith Rock Climbing School guide Brandon Seymore

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 … 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