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Peter Moore

Peter Moore

Guide: International, Washington, Alaska

Peter is a Northwest native hooked on the green forests and snow-capped, rocky peaks of the Cascades. I enjoy long bushwacks to uncrowded peaks, summiting at sunrise and good coffee in the mountains. This will be my third season guiding for Alpine Ascents. I predominately guide on Mt Rainier, climbing the Emmons and Dissapointment Cleaver routes, but I also like to venture into the North Cascades for Mt Baker summit climbs and mountaineering courses. In the summer I’m a volcano climber by trade and passion. In the fall I chase the sun and rock climb as much as possible, but the long winter of the Northwest might be my favorite season and I usually ski over 100 days.

5-year

Guide For:

Aconcagua
Denali

Significant Ascents

Mt. Rainier (25+ ascents by 5 routes, 1 in winter, 1 ski descent)
Mt. Baker (12+)
Aconcagua (2 expeditions)
Denali (3 expeditions)
Glacier Peak
Mt. Adams (4)
Mt. St Helens
Mt. Hood (5+ ski descents)
Mt. Shuksan (2 routes)
Dragontail Peak (4 routes)
Mt. Stuart (2 routes)
Prussik Peak
Exfoliation Dome
Paissano Pinnacle and the North Face of Burgundy Spire
Mt Triumph
Forbidden Peak

Certifications

Avalanche II
Leave No Trace Trainer
Wilderness Emergency Medical Technician/ CPR

Outstanding program (as have been all of my Alpine Ascents climbs). Our guide has excellent leadership skills. Our assistant was careful not to overstep his role as assistant guide but I am confident he will be a strong leader when he is lead guide.

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