Ryan has spent more than a dozen years climbing in the Pacific Northwest, across the United States and abroad. He has completed classic ascents throughout the North Cascades, in the desert Southwest and Mexico. Originally from Redmond, WA, he learned to climb in the Cascade Range, and is passionate about every discipline of climbing, from challenging single pitch rock routes, to long ice climbs, big walls and mountaineering. During the summer season you can find Ryan climbing and guiding on rock and alpine objectives in the Pacific Northwest. In the winter, Ryan spends his time climbing and adventuring in the southern half of the continent. Ryan is pursuing his full IFMGA certification.