Sydney Páez

    Sydney Páez

    Guide: Washington

    Sydney is a Colorado native that started her guiding career as a raft guide on Clear Creek outside of Denver. Growing up climbing the Colorado 14ers with her father she has mountaineering in her blood. She now lives in Truckee California and spends her winters ski patrolling at Squaw Valley. She has two seasons of guiding on Mount Shasta under her belt and is moving north to Rainer for the summer. She has climbed and skied in Europe, South America, Canada and Alaska.

    Significant Ascents

    Denali
    Mount Rainier
    Mount Baker
    Mount Hood
    Mount Shasta
    Mount Adams
    Gran Paradiso, Italy
    Villarrica, Chile
    Ilaima, Chile
    Antuco, Chile

    Certifications

    Wilderness First Responder / CPR
    AIARE Pro Level 2
    Leave No Trace Trainer
    AMGA Alpine Skills Course
    AMGA Advanced Ski Guide Course

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