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Devin Bishop

Devin Bishop

Guide: Washington, Alaska

Born and raised in the Pacific Northwest, Devin has climbed extensively in the Cascades for over twenty years and guided for more than ten. His adventures as a rock climber, alpinist and ski mountaineer have taken him to Alaska, the California Sierras, Oregon, Idaho, Utah and British Columbia. Devin is an adventurous spirit and enjoys sharing his enthusiasm for climbing with others.

10-year

Significant Ascents

Denali (2) via West Buttress
Mt. Rainier (60+) via Ingraham Direct, Disappointment Cleaver, Kautz, and Emmons Glacier routes
Mt. Hood (1) via South Side
Mt. Baker (20+ ) via Easton, Coleman/Deming and North Ridge routes
Mt. Shuksan (3) via Sulphide Glacier/NE Ridge
Eldorado (1) via East Ridge
Sahale Peak (2) via Sahale Arm & Quien Sabe Glacier
Mt. Olympus (2) via Blue Glacier
Mount Stuart (2) via Full North Ridge IV 5.9+ and West Ridge III 5.6
Dragontail Peak (4) via Backbone Ridge IV 5.9 & Serpentine Arete III 5.8
Liberty Bell via Liberty Crack V 5.10 C2
South Early Winters Spire via the Direct East Buttress III 5.10 C1
El Capitan via the East Buttress III 5.10b/c

Certifications

Wilderness First Responder/ CPR
AIARE Avalanche Level 2
AMGA Rock Instructor Course, 2012
AMGA Certified Climbing Wall Instructor (Lead)
Leave No Trace Trainer

ALPINE ASCENTS BLOG

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    Sometimes the harsh environment encountered in mountaineering can make even the simplest tasks difficult. Staying hydrated is a perfect example – something that is among the most banal of tasks in the lowcountry can become exceedingly complicated in a cold, snowy environment. When all available water is locked up in solid form as snow or […]

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    The following is the fifth in a series of “how-to” videos on the major knots and hitches used in the mountains. Stay tuned for more videos on knots like the bowline and ring bend, and hitches like the Klemheist and Prusik! The water knot is a simple knot used to tie two ends of webbing […]

  • Knots and Hitches: The Figure 8 Follow Through

    The following is the fifth in a series of “how-to” videos on the major knots and hitches we use in the mountains. Stay tuned for more videos on knots like the bowline, ring bend- and hitches like the Klemheist & Prusik! The Figure 8 follow through is a standard knot used for many different purposes […]

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