Guide Corps

A wealth of talent, passion and personality serves as our foundation and reflects our essence. Get to know our instructors by clicking through any of the images or links below. We looking forward to meeting you!

Kevin Bergstrom
SENIOR Instructor

Sheep rancher, family man and tenured NOLS instructor whose quiet presence speaks volumes. Learn More

Sarah Geers
lead instructor

A formidable environmental defender and serial over-achiever, there's no better debating partner.  Learn More

Bridger Mann-Wood
Assistant instructor

Raised in Wyoming, Bridger actually learned to climb in Wisconsin. He works part-time with us while finishing up teacher training at UW-Madison. Learn More

James Schroeder
lead instructor

Witty, heavily-caffeinated character who possibly loves climbing more than anything. Learn More

Nick Wilkes

Founder, photographer, writer, janitor, snacker, and ardent conversationalist who just loves this stuff. Learn More

Kat Floyd
lead instructor

Paramedic, bold climber, resident dirtbag and queen of the gun show! Learn More

Michal lafave
Lead instructor

Quite possibly the nicest, craftiest math teacher on the planet. And with extremely good taste. Learn More

Dawson Robb
Lead Instructor

Dry humor, keen insight and climbing passion. Hold the vegetables, please. Learn More

Ben Smith
Lead Instructor

Engineer, ex-motorcycle racer & Rock Warrior. Currently at large somewhere in the American West. Learn More