Robin Pendery

    Robin Pendery

    Guide: Washington, Alaska

    Robin grew up skiing and backpacking in the deserts and mountains of Utah with her family. After moving to Seattle, she fell in love with the local rocks and glaciers, and proceeded to dedicate her time to climbing. From day trips rock climbing, to longer mountaineering expeditions, Robin loves it all and spends most of her free time planning her next climb. During the winters, she works on the Crystal Mountain Ski Patrol.

    Take 5 with the Guide

    If you could only take one album on an expedition?
    Zanaka – Jain

    Most beloved book?
    The God of Small Things – Arundhati Roy

    Guilty pleasure?

    What was your first mountain?
    My first big mountain was Mount Rainier. I climbed with college friends. We were so stressed out about climbing that we did not pay any attention to finals or graduation.

    In another life, I’d…
    be a statistician

    Guide For:


    Significant Ascents

    Mount Rainier—Disappointment Cleaver, Emmons
    Mount Hood—South Side, Reid Headwall
    Mount Baker—Squak Glacier, Coleman Demming Glacier, North Ridge
    Mount St. Helens—Worm Flows / Swift Glacier
    Forbidden Peak—West Ridge
    Eldorado- East Ridge
    Sahale—Sahale Glacier
    Torment-Forbidden Traverse


    AIARE Pro Level II
    LNT Trainer
    NOLS Risk Management Training
    AMGA Rock Guide Course

    My expedition was great. Weather prevented a safe summit, but the mountain will always be there so its ok. The quality, as always is above all the rest. Eating better, living better and having more fun than other companies’ trips is always awesome.

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