Seth Timpano

Seth Timpano

Guide: Washington, Alaska, International

Seth has been climbing for the past 17 years and this will be his 12th year as a mountain guide and has led over 30 international climbing trips to all seven continents. He enjoys all types of climbing but finds his greatest adventures to be steep rock and ice climbs in the mountains done in the best style and with great friends.

10-year

Significant Ascents

Significant Ascents:
First Ascent of Northeast Buttress of Barnaj I (India)
First Ascents of both the East & West Faces of Peak 13,100 (Alaska)
First Ascent of Privete Spacibo (Kyrgyzstan)
Harvard Route – Mount Huntington (Alaska)
6 of the 7 summits in the Fitz Roy Massif (Argentina)
Several 6000m Peaks in the Cordillera Blanca (Peru)
25 new ice & mixed routes in the Greater Yellowstone Area (Montana & Wyoming)

Guiding Highlights:
Denali (Alaska)
Mount Frances (Alaska)
North Ridge of Mount Stuart (Washington)
Torment-Forbidden Traverse (Washington)
Mount Rainier (Washington)
Mount Cook (New Zealand)
Ski the Last Degree – South Pole (Antarctica)
First Ascent of Soholt Peaks Traverse (Antarctica)
Mount Vinson (Antarctica)
Mount Shinn (Antarctica)
Mount Tyree (1st Guided Ascent/6th Overall Ascent – Antarctica)
Carstensz Pyramid (West Papua, Indonesia)
Aconcagua (Argentina)
Kilimanjaro (Tanzania)
Mount Everest (Nepal)

Certifications

Leave No Trace Trainer
Wilderness First Responder/ CPR
Avalanche Level II

Awards & Recognition

2014 & 2017 Mugs Stump Award
2014 Lyman-Spitzer AAC Grant
2010 McNeill-Nott Award (AAC) Grant Recipient
Denali Pro Pin 2010

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