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Alpenglow Expeditions

Rich has worked for Alpenglow Expeditions since 2017. Primarily teaching avalanche courses and backcountry ski guiding. As well as guiding the Via Ferrata at Squaw Valley.

Shasta Mountain Guides

Rich has worked for Shasta Mountain Guides since the year 2000. After guiding hundreds of trips, he has had the opportunity to guide just about every program SMG offers: summit climbs, glacier seminars, ski trips, avalanche courses, guide trainings, and supervising the guide staff on the mountain. In 2010 Rich passed a milestone. 100 summits of Mt. Shasta.

Alpine Ascents International

Rich has worked for Alpine Ascents international since 2006. Primarily guiding Denali and Mt. Rainier, these classic big mountain climbs are the benchmark of American mountaineering. It is always a joy to summit & work on such dynamic mountains.

California Alpine Guides

Rich has worked for California Alpine Guides since 2007. He primarily guides ski mountaineering trips in the High Sierra while working for CAG in California.

International Alpine Guides

Rich has been guiding for International Alpine Guides since 2007. He has guided multiple skiing and climbing expeditions to Ecuador & Chile. Including multiple summits of Cayambe, Cotopaxi, and Chimborazo.

Ice Axe Expeditions

Rich has partnered with Ice Axe Expeditions to climb and ski the Antarctic Peninsula. The journey begins in Ushuaia, Argentina on the expedition ship "Clipper Adventurer" and continues down past Cape Horn, across the incredible Drake Passage, and then accessing the Antarctic Peninsula.

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