Carissa Aarsvold

Carissa fell in love with climbing as a kid at summer camp in Minnesota. After high school, she moved out to Bozeman, Montana for college in order to spend just as much time climbing as studying. After graduating with a degree in Outdoor Discipleship and completing her Single Pitch Instructor Certification, she began to guide […]

Steven Moss

Steven is a Colorado Native, and grew up climbing, skiing and fly-fishing around the state. He first started climbing at a summer camp when he was 8 years old and immediately fell in love with it. Steven is passionate about sharing his love and stoke for the mountains and teaching the skills associated with safely […]

Reed Woodford

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

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 […]