Current Projects for 2017 and beyond:
  • Complete my time in Guatemala and try to establish 4 more climbing routes before I leave in early April
  • Thru-hike the Pacific Crest Trail (2,650 miles) in 5 months, from April 8th to late August
  • Return to Guatemala and edit my documentary of the PCT
  • Seek funding for a mountaineering trip to Pakistan to climb in the Karakorum (possibly Ogre II)
  • Complete a full traverse of the Cathedral Peaks in the North Cascades
Past Projects:


  • Completed a thru-hike of the Ptarmigan Traverse in Northern Washington (on our second attempt)
  • Moved to Guatemala and established 7 new climbing routes (5.8-5.12a)
  • Became the first person to do technical rock climbing above 12,000ft in Guatemala and possibly Central America
  • Completed several climbs in Leavenworth and Vantage Washington
  • Set NE direct route on Gunn Peak in Washington


  • Solo ascent of Dome Peak in the North Cascades
  • Attempted winter ascent of Dome Peak (may have ended in bad hypothermia, 2/10 would not recommend)
  • Hike of the Pacific Crest Trail
  • Began researching NE direct route on Gunn Peak