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Seth Timpano

Seth Timpano

Guide: Washington, Alaska

Seth has been climbing for the past 14 years and this will be his 9th 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.

5-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, 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:
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
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 2010

ALPINE ASCENTS BLOG

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