Koby Yudkin

Koby Yudkin

Guide: Washington, Alaska

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 of the Mount Washington Valley in New Hampshire. Koby 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, Canada, and back home to the Cascade Volcanoes.

Guide For:

Denali

Significant Ascents

Mt. Rainier – guided multiple routes
Mt. Baker – guided multiple routes
Mt. Washington, NH – guided multiple winter routes
West Ridge – Forbidden Peak, WA
Multiple ascents – Mt. Hood, OR
North Ridge Direct Route – Mt. Stuart, WA
Repentance WI5 M4, NH
Remission WI5+ M5, NH
Last Gentleman WI5, VT
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
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
Leave No Trace Trainer
Androscoggin Valley SAR Winter Above Tree-line Team
ACA Swift Water Rescue: Basic

I also wanted to say that Kirah and Brien are wonderful, professional guides. They gave me great encouragement to keep me going, I had to descend on an Brand X rope, and the difference in guide quality was unbelievable; Alpine Ascents clearly has the best guides in the business.

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