Haydon Ormes

    Haydon Ormes

    Guide: Washington

    Raised in the mountainous region of Austin, Texas Haydon developed a love for rock climbing. When Covid hit, he started contemplating what he was doing with his life. The summer of 2021 Haydon found himself driving to Washington to work for a guiding company in Ashford, WA. That first summer he soaked up as much information as possible about mountaineering and climbed all throughout WA. When not climbing you can find Haydon trail running, practicing yoga, biking, shooting his 35mm film camera, or reading.

    Take 5 with the Guide

    Most beloved book
    Happiness Hypothesis by Jonathon Haidt

    Guilty Pleasure
    Rice and beans

    One piece of advice for aspiring mountaineers
    Rice and beans

    If you could be stuck with anyone (past or present) at base camp for a week
    Dave Chappelle

    In another life I’d…
    Live on a sail boat, sailing up and down the coast of the Americas

    Significant Ascents

    Mt. Rainier via 2 routes
    Mt. Baker via 2 routes
    Shuksan Fisher Chimneys in a day
    Glacier Peak
    Forbidden Peak
    Ice climbs up to WI4 in MT and CO
    Rock/ Alpine climbs in WA, CA, WY, TX, OR, and Mexico


    National Registry EMT-B
    Wilderness First Responder/CPR
    Leave No Trace Trainer
    AIARE Level 1


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