Dave Watson

    Dave Watson

    Guide: Washington

    Dave hails from the Northeastern US and currently lives in the Columbia River Gorge.  His background lies in rock, ice and ski guiding as well as outdoor education.  Dave’s personal climbing pursuits have taken him around the world, 2 summits of Mount Everest, ski descent of K2 from 8350 meters, Broad Peak, Eiger, three winters of skiing in the Indian Himalaya, sport climbing in Italy and alpine rock in Alaska are some highlights.  With over a decade of ski patrol experience, Dave now spends his winters ski patrolling on Mt Hood.  Visit K2Tracks.com for more information.

    5-year

    Guide For:

    Mount Adams

    Certifications

    Wilderness First Responder / CPR for the Professional Rescuer
    Outdoor Emergency Care
    Avalanche Level II
    Leave No Trace Trainer
    Certified Rope Access Technician
    PSIA Nordic

    Overall amazing experience from the communication prior to the climb to the final good bye in the parking lot. Our guide’s ability to pass on knowledge was excellent – I learned how to use my ice axe and climb in crampons. I had done neither of these things in the past. I felt confident to […]

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