Date of Birth:
Colorado and California
What is your primary means of adventure, AKA what gets you most psyched?
Invent your dream adventure by combining five places, disciplines, pitches, peaks, environments, etc. and stacking them together into a combination. Why did you pick each part?
Any kind of new routing and exploratory climbing is always an adventure.
Describe 5 climbs, trips, or moments that have defined you as a mountain athlete:
- The Karakoram, Pakistan
- The Khumbu, Nepal
- Indian Himalaya
- Canadian Rockies
Describe your most memorable night in the mountains:
There are many, so it is difficult to narrow it down to one. A memorable night in the mountains can be created by an epic, beauty, fun, fear, or happiness just to name a few reasons. I have experienced all of these at various times. One that comes to mind is the beauty of biving on top of Cerro Fitz Roy in Argentine Patagonia. It’s a magical, powerful place that is very dear to my heart.
What has scared or intimidated you as a mountain athlete?
Rock fall and not feeling my toes
What would your adventure partners be most surprised to learn about you from before the time when they met you?
Ive been a nurse for 12 years
What are your top 5 all‐time favorite pieces of CAMP equipment?
Why are you a CAMP athlete?
CAMP is an innovative company that works closely with athletes to develop the best gear. They are the best!
It meant a lot to me when I climbed:
- French Reality, 5.8, WI 6+, Stanley Headwall, BC, Canada
- Cerro Fitz Roy, The Affanacief, 1,500 meters 6 c (2013), Patagonia, Argentina
- First Ascent, Lungartse Peak, 6,070 meters, Pfaff‐Lopez Direct, TD, AI4, 1,200meters, 90’ (2013) Khumbu, Nepal
- First Ascent Dome Peak, Southeast Face, 5.10+ 1,000 mt, (2010) Miyar Valley, India
- The Salathe, El Capitan, Yosemite Valley
The adventure, route or race I had to train the hardest for was:
I am always training but when I went to Cho‐Oyu , 8,201 meters, in Tibet I did massive amounts of cardio to climb without oxygen.
The adventure, route or race that wrecked me the most was:
I am usually pretty depleted after every big climb.
I most want an all‐expenses‐paid trip to:
Newfoundland or the Himalaya
My short list of climbing or adventure goals this year:
- New route development of traditional mixed climbing in Newfoundland
- Alpine climbing in the Ruth Gorge, Alaska
- New route development in the Zanskar Range, Indian Himalaya