Since discovering a passion for climbing while getting his Bachelor’s degree in Geology at Colorado College, John has spent time traveling and climbing across parts of Africa, the Andes, Southeast Asia, Canada, the Rockies, and the Cascades. When not in Washington, John calls Moab, Utah his home and can be found exploring its canyons and desert towers.
Mt. Rainier via DC, Emmons, Kautz
Zodiac, El Capitan
Mt. Proboscis and Lotus Flower Tower, Cirque of the Unclimbables
The Grand Traverse, Tetons
AMGA Single Pitch Instructor
AMGA Rock Guide
AIARE Level II
Having said all of this, I have to say that my 6-day Alaska course and my Denali climb last year were the highlights of my life! The 6-day class by itself was extremely fun, interesting, and educational.