Brian Muller

Brian Muller

Guide: Washington

Brian grew up in New Jersey, and moved to Utah in 2008 where he graduated from Westminster College with a degree in Marketing. He has been guiding since 2009, works in Ski Mountaineering, Alpine Climbing, and Canyoneering. Guiding has taken him around Utah, Washington, Alaska, Yukon, British Columbia, as well as internationally to Tanzania, Nepal, and Argentina.  In the winters, Brian works for Snowbird Ski Patrol, and in his time off he enjoys personal ski mountaineering trips in various locations.

Significant Ascents

Aconcagua (2)
Mt Rainier (10+)
Mt Shuksan (20+)
Mount Baker (30+ via 4 routes)
Mount Olympus
Mt Adams
Mt Hood
Mt Torment
Lobuche East
4 expeditions on Denali
10 trips on Kilimanjaro

Certifications

AMGA Ski Mountaineering Guide
Avalanche III Certification
Outdoor Emergency Care
Leave No Trace Trainer

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ALPINE ASCENTS BLOG

  • Mount Rainier: Not Your Average Fourteener

    In good company with approximately 20 other 14,000-foot-plus peaks in the lower-48 states, Mount Rainier is often misunderstood and underestimated. Whether you’ve climbed extensively or are new to climbing, you know that properly sizing up a climbing objective is the first key step to seeing a good time in the mountains. In this brief article, […]

  • Ice Axes: Selecting a Size & Style

    An ice axe is a critical piece of mountain equipment. Not only does it need to be suited for the terrain you will be encountering on a given peak, but it also needs to be sized correctly. As with most gear, the array of choices can be overwhelming, so we are going to break down […]

  • Two silhouettes clink beverages in the early morning in view of the Andes Mountains.

    Expedition Mindset: When “Showing Up” Means More than Physically Arriving

    The anticipation and physical preparation have been exhausting. The iron has been pumped. You have been ripping up stair sets for breakfast. Every precious ounce of your kit is honed. But have you stretched your expedition mindset? An expedition is much more than the physical climb of a single mountain. For several weeks you will […]

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