Evan Miller

    Evan Miller

    Guide: Washington, Alaska, International

    Evan has been around the globe climbing, instructing and leading expeditions since 2009. Originally from southern New Hampshire Evan was a collegiate athlete and political science student at the College of the Holy Cross, in Worcester, MA. He now calls Teton Valley, Idaho home and is currently training and completing the exams required for his certification as an American Mountain Guide.
    Evan’s outdoor career began at the National Outdoor Leadership School, where he was a senior faculty member and program supervisor. After leaving full time work there, he instructed field safety courses and guided science groups for the United States Antarctic Program. He now spends his winters ski-guiding in the Tetons and splits the remainder of the year guiding rock and alpine climbing in Wyoming, the Pacific Northwest and Alaska.
    Evan is known for his friendly and calm demeanor, eagerness for teaching in big wilderness and his adeptness at manual labor. He also doesn’t mind a few tent bound days here and there.

    Take 5 with the Guide

    If you could only take one album on an expedition…
    Dark Side of the Moon

    What was your first mountain? When did you climb it? Who were you with?
    That I can remember: With my father on Mt. Monadnack, Jaffrey, NH in 1990?

    One piece of advice for aspiring mountaineers
    Let go of your desire to succeed and you fill find success

    In another life I’d…
    Be a monk.

    When you’re not guiding?
    I wake up to no alarm and enjoy 4 cups of coffee

    5-year

    Guide For:

    Aconcagua
    Denali

    Significant Ascents

    Guided Ascents
    Normal Route, Aconcagua, Argentina
    West Buttress, Denali, AK
    Ham and Eggs, Moose’s Tooth, AK
    SW Ridge, Peak 11,300, AK
    Many of various routes on Mts. Baker, Rainier, Shuksan
    50+ guided ascents of the Grand Teton, various routes including the Cathedral Traverse, Complete Exum, Petzoldt Ridges
    Numerous ice climbs up to WI 4 and Grade IV in length, Cody, WY
    Numerous rock climbs up to 5.10+ and Grade IV in length in Red Rock, Wind River Range, Tetons
    Several 20+ day traverses, Chugach, AK
    Personal Ascents
    Fitz Roy, Patagonia
    Mt. Huntington, AK Range
    Mt. Waddington, Coast Range, BC
    North Howser Tower, Bugaboos, BC
    Mt. Aspiring, Southern Alps, NZ
    Pickets Range Ski Traverse, NCNP, WA
    Bugaboos to Roger’s Pass Ski Traverse, Southern Columbia and Purcell Mtns, BC
    Many big wall ascents in Yosemite, Black Canyon of the Gunnison and Zion National Parks
    Alpine routes up to 5.12 and Grade V in length, Central and North Cascades

    Certifications

    IFMGA Certified Guide
    Wilderness First Responder/CPR
    Leave No Trace Master Educator
    Avalanche Level III

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    Our expedition was a superb trip. A once-in-a-lifetime adventure. I cannot say enough good things about my guides. They were superb for twenty days of trial and tribulations. By the time my expedition was over I considered them both good friends.

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