BOOK YOUR NEXT TRIP | 206.378.1927

Jonathan Cahill

Jonathan Cahill

Guide: Washington

Jonathan Cahill grew up in San Mateo, CA making weekend trips to Lake Tahoe where his love for the mountains began. Growing up he also enjoyed surfing and at the age of 17 he began providing water rescue to Mavericks Surf Contest athletes. His heli-snowboard trip in Alaska ignited his passion for winter sports and led him to working for Shasta Mountain Guides for over 5 years. In the winter he is a full-time Ski Patroller for Squaw Valley and has traveled to Australia and Alaska to patrol and guide throughout the season.

Significant Ascents

Mt. Rainier
Mt. Hood
Mt. Shasta
Thunderbolt-Mount Sill Traverse
Mt. Whitney
Mt. Williamson
Mt. Langley

Certifications

WFR/CPR
Avalanche Level 2

ALPINE ASCENTS BLOG

  • Food Planning for Mountaineering, Part I: Strategy

    By Mike Hawkins 10 days x 3,000 calories per day = 150 Clif Bars or 60 PB&J sandwiches Planning and packing food for long trips in the backcountry can be challenging and time consuming – but the last thing you want is to eat energy bars for 6 days straight. Climbers need to consider several […]

  • Single Wall Tents – Condensation Factories

    Most tent manufacturers these days offer a superlight, two pound (or less!) tent. These tents are simple to setup, occupy a very small footprint, and again – weigh in at about or under two pounds. When choosing a tent, it’s easy to focus on those factors and arrive at the conclusion that a single-walled shelter […]

  • Alpine Start Breakfast

    When summit morning arrives, it’s important to move efficiently through packing, preparation, and last but not least – breakfast! Mike Hawkins talks through a few of the foods we like to eat for quick fuel on alpine start mornings. Whether it’s midnight or 3:00am, these options are our go-to fast breakfasts.  

Partners & Accreditations

Alpine Ascents International is an authorized mountain guide service of Denali National Park and Preserve and Mount Rainier National Park.
© Copyright 2018 All Rights Reserved. Alpine Ascents International