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

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 Adam Snyder

Adam Snyder

Adam moved to Oregon from his home town of Allentown, Pennsylvania to pursue a career in mountain guiding. Adam studied Political Science at Kutztown University in Pennyslvania before working as … 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

Smith Rock Climbing School guide Max Tepfer

Max Tepfer

Max first started venturing into the hills around Oregon as a junior in high school and was completely addicted by the time he got to college in 2005.  After that, … View Details

Smith Rock Climbing School guide Aaron Hartz

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 … View Details