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Todd Burleson

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Peter Athans

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Devin Bishop

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Michael Horst

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Ben Jones

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Paul Koubek

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Lee Lazzara

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Victor McNeil

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Eric Murphy

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Jose Luis Peralvo

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Stuart Robertson

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Brien Sheedy

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Jonathon Spitzer

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Seth Timpano

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Craig Van Hoy

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Juan Araya

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Mike Arnold

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Guide: Alps

Javier Bello

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Andrew Bennett

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Guide: Washington, Alaska

Tim Brown

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Guide: Alps

Dylan Cembalski

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Madhu Chikkaraju

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Connor Chilcott

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Patrick Chu

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Sara Cohen

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Sean Coit

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John Collis

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Joshua Conlon

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Tim Connelly

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Mike Coyle

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Emilie Drinkwater

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Rikki Dunn

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Justin Duvenick

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Andrew Dyer

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Christopher Ebeling

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Erica Engle

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Patrick English

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Aili Farquhar

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Marina Fitzpatrick

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Ian Fowler

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Adam Frost

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David Gottlieb

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Jón Yngvi Gylfason

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Dennis Haskell

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Lauren Hebert

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Sam Hennessey

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Bryce Hill

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Carrie Holloway

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Brian Houle

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Trevor Husted

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Michael Hutchins

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Felipe Jacome

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Akio Joy

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Kristie Kayl

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Erick Kelly

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Joe Kluberton

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Alaska Operations Manager, AK Yak Treks

Pete Lardy

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Eric Larson

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Daniel Leonard

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Assistant Tanzanian Guide

Micah Lewkowitz

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Guide: Washington, Alaska

Ross Lindell

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Tommy Lindley

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August Maleo

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Assistant Tanzanian Guide

Ben Markhart

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Ian McConnell

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Hannah McGowan

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Caleb Merrill

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Evan Miller

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Guide: Volcanoes of Iceland

Nik Mirhashemi

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Rachel Molstad

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Gary Newmeyer

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Don Nguyen

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Leland Nisky

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Nate Opp

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Willy Oppenheim

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Patrick Ormond

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Danny Ozment

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Sydney Paez Duncan

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Robin Pendery

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Cameron Petersen

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Lyra Pierotti

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John Prudhomme

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Jake Radak

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Dominic Rickicki

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HERNÁN RIOS

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Shane Robinson

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Matthew Rosenberg

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Jonas Rutta

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Lead Tanzanian Guide

Jose Leonardo Salazar

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Guide: Ecuador

Madelynn Scherrer

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Eddie Schoen

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Guide: Washington, Alaska

Dawa Yangzum Sherpa

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Fura Kancha Sherpa

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Pasang Lhamu Sherpa

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Nate Sievert

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Jayson Simons-Jones

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Erin Smart

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Hans Solmssen

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Joe Stock

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Kieran Sullivan

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Dylan Taylor

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Guide: Alaska, Washington, Alps

Carole Tejas

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Arielle Todd

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John Van Nostrand

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Don Wargowsky

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Brooke Warren

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Dave Watson

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Zack Wentz

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Matthew Wiech

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Stephen Williams

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Chris Wright

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Guide: Alps

Koby Yudkin

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Yatish Bahuguna

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Kelvin Makere

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Rodrick Mtui

Lead Tanzanian Guide

Edward Tofili Urio

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