Koby Yudkin

Koby Yudkin

Guide: Washington

Koby grew up and in Oregon and moved to Maine in 2013 where he graduated from Bates College with a degree in Environmental Studies. While in school, Koby spent his weekends climbing the granite cracks and ice flows in the Mount Washington Valley of New Hampshire. Koby currently spends his winters in North Conway, New Hampshire where he guides ice climbing and winter ascents of Mt. Washington. Koby’s passion for climbing and deep respect for the outdoors has taken him all across the United States and around the world including to Ecuador, Mexico, New Zealand, and Canada. Koby is constantly sharpening the tools in his guide tool-box by treating every climbing experience as a learning opportunity.

Significant Ascents

North Ridge Direct Route – Mt. Stuart, WA
West Ridge – Forbidden Peak, WA
Mt. Rainier – WA
Multiple ascents – Mt. Hood, OR
Full Mathes Crest Traverse – Yosemite NP, CA
Venusian Blind – Temple Crag, CA
Mithril Dihedral – Mt. Russell, CA
Fishhook Arete – Mt. Russell, CA
East Face – Mt. Whitney, CA
Epinephrine – Red Rocks Canyon, NV
Mt. Washington – multiple winter ascents, NH
Black Dike – Cannon Cliff, NH
Bomber Traverse – Talkeetna Range, Alaska
Matanuska Glacier Traverse – Chugach Range, Alaska
Northwest Ridge – Mt. Aspiring, New Zealand
Expedition to Cotopaxi, Ecuador

Certifications

WFR / CPR
AIARE Level 1
AIARE Avalanche Rescue Course
Androscoggin Valley SAR Winter Above Tree-line Team
ACA Swift Water Rescue: Basic

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