David Shuer

    David Shuer

    Guide: Washington

    David grew up in Maine and upon moving to the West Coast knew he’d be there to stay. After climbing Mount Rainier in high school, he held on to the dream of becoming a mountain guide through his time studying Business at the University of Washington. Upon graduating, he dove into guiding and has found passion in teaching the craft of mountaineering and sharing his love for the mountains.

    Take 5 with the Guide

    Guilty Pleasure
    Ice cream. So much ice cream.

    Favorite movie
    Napoleon Dynamite

    Favorite childhood breakfast cereal
    Fruit Loops all the way.

    Most people don’t know that…
    At around sunset, thousands of crows fly to the same roost to spend their nights together.

    When you’re not guiding?
    I enjoy birding, painting, and playing guitar.

    Significant Ascents

    15+ Ascents of Mount Rainier via 3 routes
    10+ Ascents of Mount Baker via 4 routes
    The Dribbles and other Ice Climbs in Hyalite Canyon, MT
    Deep Impact, Angel’s Crest and other Rock Climbs in Squamish, BC
    Glacier Peak in a Day
    Forbidden Peak
    Mount Shuksan
    Direct North Ridge of Mount Stuart in a Day
    R2R2R of the Grand Canyon in a Day
    Huayna Potosi in Bolivia


    Wilderness First Responder / CPR
    Mental Health First Aid
    AIARE Avalanche Level II
    AMGA Rock Guide Course
    AMGA Alpine Guide Course
    Leave No Trace Trainer


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