Westley is a guide based out of Colorado, guiding rock climbing, ice climbing, and mountaineering mostly in and around the Coastal, Chilkat, and Takshanuk ranges. He also instructs ice climbing in Michigan’s Upper Penninsula. Westley has spent the last fifteen years climbing, mountaineering, and skiing in Canada, Alaska, and the western United States and Iceland. Westley’s passion for the outdoors has led him to pursue a career as a guide so that he can instruct and introduce people to these amazing places.
Take 5 with the Guide
If you could only take one album on an expedition…
Jazz by Queen
Lindt Sea Salt Chocolate
What’s always in your snack bag?
Most people don’t know that…
All Fruit Loops are the same flavor…minus the Wild Berry ones!
In another life I’d…
I’d be a pilot, or reincarnated as a bird. The thought of taking flight is intriguing.
Mt. Hefty, Boundary Peak in Southeast AK – 1st ascent
Mt. Whitney -winter solo ascent via Mountaineers Route
Water Ice climbing up to WI5
Wilderness First Responder / CPR
Alpine Skills Course
Avalanche Level 1
Avalanche Rescue Course
AMGA Single Pitch instructor