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Jared Wright,  
Lead Guide

Jared, Lead Guide
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Jared is an AMGA Single Pitch Instructor and Wilderness First Responder, Jared has had a passion for climbing since a young age. He has turned his passion into his career continuing to learn as he guides clients in the outdoors. For fun, he climbs in and around the Zion area but is no stranger to most of the North American climbing areas. He is excited to pursue his AMGA Rock Guide when it gets too hot he heads into the canyons.

Cindy, Admin
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Cindy is a Wilderness First Responder and runs the show around here. Cindy moved to southern Utah from Houston in 2017 and fell in love with the area. After Cindy moved, she began doing a bunch of technical canyons and couldn't get enough of it! Cindy immediately knew she wanted to be involved in the industry and wanted to help diversify the Southern Utah outdoor industry. When Cindy isn't working, you can find her canyoneering, on a backpacking trip, or getting some Mother-Son bonding time with Solstice.

Solstice Wright-Alfaro,
Guide Manager

Solstice, Cat
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Solstice "Sol" is a Utah native and avid climber of anything he can get his paws on. When he is not running around the shop, you can find him napping or trying to eat your human food. Sol keeps all our guides in check and I am sure is on his way to becoming the first-ever AMGA Single Pitch Instructor for the kitty climbing community!

Meet our Amazing Team

Audrey Abbott - Lead Guide

Audrey, Lead guide
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Audrey Abbott

Lead Guide

 

Audrey earned her Bachelor of Arts from the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. The summer after graduation, she began to lead biking and hiking trips with an active travel company, and what started out as “one last hurrah” before settling into “the real world” turned into a lifelong passion and career. Audrey developed a deep regard for adventure travel, as well as the wilderness experience, and she believes strongly in the innate connection between outdoor exploration and self-empowerment and growth. Before moving to Utah in 2018, Audrey lived and worked all over the world. She spent significant time in Catalonia, Spain, Zambia and Zimbabwe, Patagonia, and Southeast Asia. 

 

When she is not guiding, Audrey spends her free time exploring Southern Utah, where she enjoys a multitude of outdoor activities, primarily climbing and biking. In between adventures, Audrey can be found relaxing with a cup of coffee and a stack of books on the porch of her home outside Zion National Park. Audrey is an AMGA Single Pitch Instructor and Wilderness First Responder.

Mike Dunn - Lead Guide

Mike, Lead Guide
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Mike Dunn

Owner/Lead Guide

 

Mike graduated from Winona State University with a degree in Biology and Outdoor Recreation. He spent time guiding and climbing in Wyoming, Idaho, and Colorado before moving to Southern Utah in 2017. Since then, Mike has climbed voraciously in Zion and established numerous first ascents, all the while sharing his passion for this place with visitors on a daily basis. When he is not guiding, Mike can be found scaling big walls, exploring new canyons, or working on projects at his home in Virgin. Mike is an AMGA Single Pitch Instructor and Wilderness First Responder. 

Cindy Alfaro,
Operations Manager 

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