Matthew grew up in Chicago IL and spent every summer in the mountains of Colorado and Washington. After graduating from Indiana State University with a Bachelors of Science in Athletic Training, Matthew moved west to pursue his career as a mountain guide. Matthew spends his winter as a member of the Mammoth Mountain Ski Patrol in Mammoth Lakes California.
Putha Hiunchuli, Nepal
Mt Rainier – DC, Kautz, Emmons
Mt Baker – Easton, Coleman-Deming
Mt Shuksan – Fisher Chimneys
Mt Adams – South Spur, Stormy Monday Couloir
Mt Hood – Hogsback, Leuthold Couloir
Alpine Routes in the North Cascades and California
33 Colorado 14’ers
Certified Athletic Trainer
Avalanche Level 1
Leave No Trace Trainer
PSIA Alpine Level 1
AMGA Alpine Skills Course
I was extremely impressed with the AAI Denali climb. It exceeded my expectations and reaching the summit of Denali was one of the best experiences of my life. The guides were awesome, the logistics were well taken care of, and safety was always paramount.