Dan Nash is an experienced guide and expedition leader and has lead trips in both North and South America, Europe and Nepal. Dan prides himself on not guiding clients to a destination, but teaching them on the way to the destination. Dan is an expert in survival, trained in Wilderness Medicine, a member of the American Mountain Guides Association, a board member for the Professional Hiking Guides Association and a sponsored adventure athlete.
Nole Rodolfo Reyes Oropeza
Lead Mountaineering Guide in Peru
Nole Rodolfo Reyes Oropeza followed in his father’s footsteps in becoming a mountain guide in the Cordillera Blanca of Peru. Rodolfo received his training at the House of Guides, C.E.A.M. in Huaraz, Peru, which is dedicated to the formation of Mountain Guides in Peru. Rodolfo is trained in Mountain Rescue and First-Aid and gained exposure while working on the movie “Touching the Void”. Rodolfo has lead clients to the summits of multiple moutains in Peru and Bolivia, to include Pisco, Chopicalqui, Alpamayo and Huascaran.
Sirdar/Climbing Guide in Nepal
Mingo has significant expereince climbing in the Himalaya including 5 summits of Mount Everest,, 2 summits of Cho- Oyu, 2 summits of Shishapangma, 2 summits of Baruntse, 2 summits of Ama Dablam and 1 summit of each Island Peak, Mera Peak. Mingo also has also lead clients to numerous summits of 6,000 meter peaks. Mingo is certified by the Nepal Government and the Nepal Mountaineering Association.
Mingma Dukpa Sherpa
Sirdar/Climbing Guide Nepal
Mingma has been climbing in the Himalaya since he was a small boy and has lead clients to the successful summit of many mountains in Nepal. These include, 7 summits of Mount Everest, 2 summits of Cho- Oyu, 1 summit of Shishapangma, 1 summit of Dhaulagiri, and 1 summit of Island peak. Mingma has also lead numerous clients to the summits of many 6,000 meter peaks. Mingma is certificated by the Nepal Government, and a member of the Nepal Mountaineering Association and the Tibet Mountaineering Association.
Lakcha Sange Sherpa
Mountaineering Climbing Guide in Nepal
Lakcha has been a very successful guide in Nepal which includes 7 summits of Mount Everest, 2 summits of Cho-Oyu, 4 summits of Shishapangma, 1 summit of Makalu, 1 summit of Island Peak and many other 6,000 meter peaks. Lakcha is a professional guide certificated by the Nepal Governmentand the Nepal Mountaineering Association.
Pamba Choti Sherpa
Sirdar/Climbing Guide in Nepal
Pamba is knows for his strong climbing skills and his great management skills, which have both served him well and allowed him to be a successful mountain guide and summit the hardest mountains in the world. Pamba has summited Mount Everest 6 times, Cho-Oyu 4 times, Shishapangma 2 times, K-2 1 time, Dhaulagiri 1 time, Makalu 1 time, Annapurna 1 time and many 6,000 meter peaks. Pamba is certificated by the Nepal Government and the Nepal Mountaineering Association.
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Dawn has had a great climbing career, which includes 4 summits of Mount Everest, 2 summits of Cho-Oyu, 1 summit of Shishapangma, 1 summit of Makalu, and 1 summit of both Baruntse, Mera Peak and Island Peak. Dawn has also lead clients to the summits of many 6,000 meter peaks. Dawn is certified from the Nepal Mountaineering Association and the Mountain Climbing and Trekking Guides Associations
Palden Nima Sherpa
Climbing Guide in Nepal
Palden is a popular climbing guide and has successfully assited clients reach the summit of Mount Everest 4 times, Cho-Oyu 2 times and Shishapangma and Makalu 1 time each. Palden has also helped clients achieve success on many 6,000 meter peaks to include , Pumori, Mera and Island Peaks. Palden is certified by the Nepal Mountaineering Association and the the Mountain Climbing and Trekking Guides Associations.
Ngang Lhakpa Sherpa
Climbing Guide in Nepal
Ngang is known for his excellent climbing skills and his ability to teach on the moutain. Ngang has helped clients reach the summit of Mount Everest 6 times, Cho-Oyu 2 times, Kusum Kanguru 2 times, and numerous summits of Ama-Dablam, Mera Peak, Island Peak and Lobuche. Ngang is certified by the Nepal Mountaineering Association and the Mountain Climbing and Trekking Guides Association
Rock Climbing and Backpacking Guide
Krista Bowman, a native Canadian, splits time between the United States and her native Canada, teaching rock climbing, guiding and writing gear reviews for Satori. Krista coordinates the rock climbing curriculum and has climbed and backpacked in both North and South America. Krista is certified by the National Professional Guides Association as a Level I Backpacking guide, along with being certified in Wilderness First-Aid.
Lead guide in Iceland
Dana is a native of the Czech Republic, but now calls Iceland her home. Dana is a certified Mountain Guide and is the lead guide for the Iceland expeditions. Dana speaks fluent Czech, English, and Icelandic and has lead clients to the summit of Oraefajokull, the tallest peak in Iceland and guided the Laugavegur Trail many times, which is known as one of the world’s best treks. Dana is an expert in navigation and is the 2011 Iceland Orienteering Champion.
Carmen Hallock is our newest guide, but has proved herself to be not only an excellent guide and instructor, but her determination and willingness to learn is infectious. Carmen is certified as a Level I backpacking guide through the Professional Hiking Guides Association (PHGA) and coordinates the Women’s Backpacking Clinic. Carmen is always smiling and having fun and thrives when the weather and terrain are toughest. When not guiding, Carmen participates in Adventure Races and volunteers with the Missouri Department of Conservation. Carmen has climbed mountains and backpacked in North, South and Central America.