Quinn is a guide based out of Colorado, guiding rock climbing and mountaineering mostly in and around Washington and Colorado. Quinn has spent the last twelve years climbing, mountaineering, and skiing all over the world, mainly in the western United States. He has also spent time in Canada, Alaska, Argentina, and Nepal. Quinn’s passion for the outdoors has led him to pursue a career as a guide so that he can instruct and introduce people to these amazing places.
Take 5 with the Guide
What was your first mountain?
My first major mountain was aconcagua
What’s always in your snack bag?
Sour gummy worms and gold fish
If you could be stuck with anyone (past or present) at base camp for a week, who would you choose?
What’s your favorite thing to do when you’re not guiding?
Climbing, photography, traveling
One piece of advice for aspiring mountaineers
Getting to the top is optional. Getting down is mandatory
Lion Blanco (5,000m)
The Diamond (via Casual Route)
Many alpine routes in Rocky Mountain National Park
Water Ice climbing up to WI5 ‘/
Wilderness First Responder / CPR
Rock Guide Course
Alpine Guide Course
Ice Instructor Course
Avalanche Level 1
Avalanche Rescue Course
AMGA Certified Single Pitch instructor