I grew near Mt. Rainier and have always loved everything about climbing, especially the people I'm with out there! My experience spans many years but I'm still just as excited to climb as ever, and share that experience with others. When I'm not with MAA or climbing I'm at home with my family (or climbing with the kids!). I love the Creator, meeting new people, learning and exploring.
I have always loved outdoor sports and especially those involving mountains. It's my happy place and where I feel closest to God. These days I find myself most often climbing rock, snow & ice, enjoying the company of like-minded people, and helping others develop the skills they need to safely play in the mountains with all of us. Outside of MAA I enjoy hanging with family & friends and helping those less-fortunate within the local and global community.
I've been with MAA for the past 8 years. My interests include rock climbing, ice climbing, trail running and mountain climbing. Memorable trips include Alpamayo, Mont Blanc, Mt. Stuart, Grand Teton, Mt. Rainier, Bozeman, Ouray and Canadian Rockies. When I am not in the mountains, I enjoy drawing and painting.
I have always been drawn to the mountains. My love of climbing started in my teens exploring in the Sierra. I enjoy sharing my passion with others, learning, growing, and being humbled in the mountain environment. When I’m not climbing, I enjoy being a mom and spending time with my favorite adventure buddy, my daughter.
I'm a California transplant living and working in Reno since 2013. I love peak bagging, glacier travel, ice and snow — if it's a cold, dormant volcano I'm all about it. When I'm not climbing I'm thinking about climbing, and also working as a graphic designer. My goal is to climb every major cascade mountain and also hit a few of the 7 summits across the globe, which lines up perfectly with the opportunities MAA and the EL program offers!