Reed Woodford

Reed grew up running around in the hills and forests of Western Iowa. Shortly after graduating college in 2003 Reed moved to Colorado and has been exploring the mountains and valleys of the state since. He’s always enjoyed spending time outside and loves to share what he’s learned about the natural world with guests in […]

Charlotte Mason

Like many of her coworkers, Charlotte fell in love with the Rocky Mountains after working seasonally in other areas all over the world. She recognized that this was a special place and while working as a naturalist in Maui, she missed it so much she came back in 2015 and never left. Charlotte grew up […]

In Honor and in Memory of KMAC Guide Kalley Rittman

Kalley passed away in March 2020 while ice climbing in Alaska.  Our KMAC family has lost one of its own.  It hurts deeply. Kalley was a special soul.  A woman who gave her all to living.  She constantly reached out for everything she could grab – Living fully every minute of every day – Always […]

Dan Hohl

Dan grew up in Southern California spending summers in the ocean and winters learning to ski in the Sierra Nevada range. He was introduced to climbing and backcountry skiing at UC Berkeley and continued pursuing those passions in the Wasatch Mountains while in graduate school at the University of Utah. Dan began guiding and instructing […]

Stephanie Maxwell

Stephanie grew up in the green of the Pacific Northwest and recently left Washington for the climbing in Colorado. When Steph wasn’t stuck in the library studying in college, she spent most of her time outside running, backpacking, or climbing with friends. Steph fell in love with the challenges that being outside brings, and with […]

Amanda Harper

Born and raised in Alabama, Harper learned to climb at sandstone crags across the southeast. She spent her weekends throughout college leading outdoor adventure trips for the University of Alabama at Birmingham and has had a passion for guiding ever since. She recently fell in love with the endless opportunities for climbing in the west […]

Dominic Rickicki

Dom grew up south of Buffalo, NY and spent most of his youth snowboarding and fly-fishing. “My dad instilled a healthy sense of adventure in me as he would carry me through dogwood thickets taller than my 7 year old self in order to get to his favorite fishing hole”.  Dom began rock climbing in […]

August Franzen

August was first exposed to rock climbing on a family vacation in Yosemite National Park, followed by a trip to Estes Park where he climbed the North Face of Longs Peak with KMAC. From those experiences, he was immediately hooked- both on alpine climbing and RMNP. Since then he has climbed across the country-  from […]

Eric Haskell

Eric was born and raised in Colorado. One of his earliest experiences climbing was with KMAC. A strong passion was born and he has been pursing climbs up and down the Rockies ever since. His climbing has taken him from the sandstone towers of the desert to the glaciers of Alaska. Eric spreads his time […]