Jake Radak

Jake Radak

Guide: Washington

Jake grew up in Ohio where he has fond memories of running, playing soccer, and shredding all 264 vertical feet at the local ski resort. After college he moved to Seattle where he fell in love with the Cascades and found a passion for instructing in the outdoors. Jake believes that being in the mountains should be fun, and he strives for that on every trip, professional or private. In the winter you can find Jake ski patrolling and chasing powder at Stevens Pass in Washington.

Significant Ascents

Mt. Rainier (DC and Emmons)
Mt. Baker (Coleman-Deming and North Ridge)
Mt. Shuksan (Fisher Chimneys)
Mt. Hood

Certifications

WFR / CPR
AIARE 1
Leave No Trace Trainer

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