Matt Hallstead

    Matt Hallstead

    Guide: Washington

    Matt was born and raised in Scranton, Pennsylvania. Skiing at east coast resorts helped lay the groundwork for his passion for big mountain recreation. Matt was introduced to rock climbing in college and quickly started chasing climbing and skiing objectives throughout the US. The search for perfect snow and rock eventually led him to Salt Lake City, Utah. Matt now splits his time between ski patrolling and guiding, sharing his love for the outdoors with others. When not climbing or skiing, you can find Matt exploring mountain bike trails or learning how to packraft.

    Significant Ascents

    Mount Rainier
    Mount Baker
    Mount Adams
    Eldorado Peak
    Mount Shasta
    Mount Hood


    Wilderness First Responder / CPR
    Outdoor Emergency Care
    American Avalanche Institute Pro Level 1
    Leave No Trace Trainer
    SPRAT Level 1


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