Alexis grew up in Tucson, Arizona where he began his rock climbing career and developed a passion for adventure. Alexis has worked as a high school ecology and natural history teacher; led canyoneering and backpacking courses and has worked as a rock climbing guide in Maine, New Hampshire, Quebec, Arizona, California and Mexico. Alexis has climbed extensively throughout the United Sates and abroad and has a love for all styles of climbing from sport, traditional, bouldering, deep water soloing and big wall climbing. In 2005 Alexis received a B.A. in Environmental Studies with an emphasis in Education from Prescott College. Alexis is an AMGA Certiﬁed Rock Guide and a Wilderness First Responder.
Since his first rock climbing experience in 2003, Aaron has continued to expand his climbing resume with ascents of the Diamond on Longs Peak (14,000 ft.) and Hallet Peak (13,000 ft.) in Colorado’s Rocky Mountain National Park. Aside from various areas in Colorado, Aaron has climbed in many styles and locations including Yosemite, Bishop and Joshua Tree in California, Hueco Tanks in Texas, and many areas in Arizona. Aaron has his Single Pitch Instructor Certification through the American Mountain Guide Association as well as his Wilderness First Responder and Adult/ Child CPR with Airway Management Certifications.
Jeff was Program Director for Aspen Expeditions/Rocky Mountain Climbing School from 1994-2006 and has been guiding in Arizona since 1995. Jeff is an AMGA Certiﬁed Rock Instructor and PCGI Certiﬁed multi pitch guide. Jeff has spent most of his winters teaching basic mountaineering, technical ice climbing, corporate rope courses and team building from the Southwest to Vermont. Jeff's climbing resume' includes numerous technical ascents from big walls in California, to the desert towers of the Southwest, as well as ice climbing and Mountaineering throughout North America.
Ben Guides in the Cascades, Red Rock, Alaska, and Canada. Ben has made numerous rock, ice, and ski ascents in the Canadian Rockies and Bugaboos and throughout the western United States, including big wall routes in Yosemite. Ben is a certiﬁed Leave No Trace Trainer, an AMGA Certiﬁed Rock Guide, and his academic degree is in wilderness leadership and natural history Pete Fasoldt (Bar Harbor, ME) Pete Fasoldt has traveled and climbed extensively throughout North and South America. From his home turf of Camden Hills in mid-coast Maine, to the legendary peaks of Patagonia, where he recently summited Fitzroy with fellow Guide Eli Simon.
Pete is a veteran of over 12 big wall routes, ﬁve of which are on Yosemiteʼs El Capitan and 4 First Ascents of walls in Newfoundland and Chile. Among Peteʼs most recent First Ascents was an epic ridge traverse on the limestone cliffs in El Potrero Chico with fellow guide Eli Simon. Pete is also an avid sailor, and has sailed over 15,000 nautical miles in the Atlantic and Paciﬁc Oceans. Pete is a humble climber, a natural leader and an exceptional guide. Pete is the co-owner of Atlantic Climbing School in Bar Harbor, Maine. Pete is an AMGA Certiﬁed Rock Guide and certiﬁed Wilderness First Responder
Justin's passion for climbing and adventure is contagious. Whether it be backcountry skiing, alpine rock climbing, canyoneering, or out at the local crag Justin is psyched! He has worked as a natural history and river guide in Alaska as well as a climbing and canyoneering guide in Utah. With a bachelors in Environmental Education from Prescott College he has made the Southwest home. Justin is a Single Pitch Instructor through the AMGA, Wilderness First Responder, and has his Avalanche I certification.
Garland has climbed in many areas throughout Arizona, California, Utah, Wyoming, Idaho, and British Columbia. His favorite climbing destination is Hueco Tanks State Historic Site in Texas where he is also a certified backcountry guide. With 10 years of personal climbing experience and bieng a USAC certified climbing coach Garland is able to offer highly effective technical climbing instruction for clients interested in improving their performance on the rock. Garland is passionate about climbing, teaching, and being in nature. His enthusiastic and encouraging positive attitude create an environment in which learners can overcome any self-imposed limitations and experience profound personal growth and joy.