Travis Weil

    Travis Weil

    Guide: Washington

    Travis began climbing in the Ozark mountains of Missouri and Arkansas. From there, he began his guiding career with Fox Mountain guides in western North Carolina. While working there, he guided rock and ice climbing throughout the southeast and in New England. While there, he earned his AMGA Rock Guide certification. He eventually sought out bigger mountains in the Pacific Northwest where he has guided since 2019. Travis also has worked as a ski instructor at Steven’s Pass Mountain Resort and is an AMGA Single Pitch Instructor Provider.

    Take 5 with the Guide

    If you could only take one album on an expedition…
    The Interrupters “In the Wild”

    Guilty Pleasure

    Favorite childhood breakfast cereal
    Cinnamon Toast Crunch

    One piece of advice for aspiring mountaineers
    Skiing down is more fun than walking down…

    When you’re not guiding?
    Cooking, hanging out with my family


    AMGA Rock Guide
    AMGA Assistant Alpine Guide
    AMGA Rock Instructor
    AMGA Single Pitch Instructor Provider
    PSIA Alpine Level 1
    Wilderness First Responder
    Leave No Trace Trainer
    AIARE Pro 1

    Awards & Recognition

    Coleman-Demming – 3 trips, no summits, 1 guided, 1 ski descent
    Easton – 5 trips, 4 summits, 5 guided
    Squak – 5 trips, 4 guided, 5 summits, 1 on skis
    Metcalf to Squak – 1 guided trip with summit
    Sulphide – 1 guided trip, no summit
    North Face via Fischer Chimneys – 1 trip
    Northwest Ridge – 1 trip, guided with summit
    Backbone Ridge – 1 trip, mock guided with summit
    Serpentine Arete – 1 trip, mock guided with summit
    Liberty Bell Traverse – 1 trip


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