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Seth Timpano

Seth Timpano

Guide: Washington, Alaska, International

Seth has been climbing for the past 16 years and this will be his 11th year as a mountain guide. 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

Personal Climbs:
First Ascents in Alaska, Canada, India, Kyrgyzstan, Montana and
Antarctica, in addition to several climbing trips to Argentina, Nepal, Spain,
Thailand, Italy, Greece, Cuba, Indonesia, Chile, France & New Zealand including:
FA of Reality Face on Peak 13,100 ft (Alaska)
FA of Private Spacibo on Peak 4150m (Kyrgyzstan)
FAs on Barnaj I & Barnaj II (6400m) – no summit (India)
Mount Huntington (Alaska)
6 of the 7 summits in the Fitz Roy Massif

Guided climbs:
Antarctica:
Mount Tyree, Ellsworth Mountains, Antarctica. 6th overall team ascent, 1st guided ascent.
Several FAs in the Ellsworth Mountains including the Soholt Peak Traverse
Vinson
Mount Shinn
Ski The Last Degree
Travel Safety Manager
Alaska:
Denali
Mount Frances
Peaks in the SW Fork
Washington:
Rainier
Baker
Olympus
Shuksan
Mount Stuart
Torment-Forbidden Traverse
Further Afield
Carstensz Pyramid, West Papua, Indonesia.
Granite Peak (Montana)
Aconcagua (Argentina)

Certifications

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

Awards & Recognition

2014 Mugs Stump Award
2014 Lyman-Spitzer AAC Grant
2010 McNeill-Nott Award (AAC) Grant Recipient
Denali Pro Pin 201

The climb far exceeded any expectations I had. The entire program, from arrival at the airport to departure was run effortlessly and smoothly without any hitches making it extremely easy for me to just concentrate on the trekking aspects and nothing else to concern myself about as it was all taken care of.

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