John joined our PAF family in 2018. We are excited to welcome him back!
John is a guide and outdoor educator based here in Portland. He's a true mutli-discipline guide, having lead trips sea kayaking, rafting, hiking, backpacking, skiing, rock, climbing, mountaineering, and even snow shoeing. Currently, he focuses on teaching skills to aspiring outdoors people, including backcountry skiing and avalanche safety, mountaineering and crevasse rescue, and rock climbing skills. He is also the Portland Program Director for Kaf Adventures, where he runs their Mt Hood Climbing program. When he's not outdoors, he is either building something or hanging out with his wife and new baby.
AMGA Certified Rock Instructor
AMGA Certified Single Pitch Instructor
Avalanche Level 1 and 2
Avalanche Pro 1