Sam has been guiding for over a decade and is an excellent instructor with tons of energy. His experience ranges from Ice guiding in New England to expedition peaks around the world. Sam spends most of his year guiding  alpine, ice and rock routes in places like the Pacific Northwest, Peru, Valdez Alaska, Ouray Colorado, Arcadia Maine, New Hampshire’s White Mountains and the Sierra Mountains. Sam’s lives with his fiance in Huaraz, Peru.


  • Aconcagua (4 expeditions)
  • Denali (1 expedition)
  • Ama Dablam (2 expeditions)
  • Himlung (1 expedition)
  • Island Peak (2 expeditions, 1 winter ascent)
  • Lobuche Peak (1 winter ascent)
  • Traverse Northern Patagonia Ice Cap
  • Cotopaxi (1 expedition)
  • Peaks of Peru (Vallunaraju, Pisco, Mateo, Huarapascpa)
  • Mount Rainier
  • Mount Baker
  • Mount Shuksan
  • Mount Hood
  • Mount Washington
  • Mount Whitney
  • Various peaks in the Alaska Range


  • AIARE Level II
  • Leave No Trace Trainer
  • Wilderness First Responder / CPR
  • Professional member AMGA