Our Staff

We are a team of experienced climbers, coaches, and educators dedicated to improving our community through sharing our passion for climbing, running, yoga, and fitness. Our mission is to create a tightly knit open community where peoples of all ages are excited to come play and have fun while being active and healthy.

"Remembering that you are going to die is the best way to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. You are already naked. There is no reason not to follow your heart."

- Steve Jobs

John Hester
  • Years of Climbing: 12

  • Ape Index: +1.5

  • Favorite Style of Boulder: Technical face or slab that preferably ends in a dyno 

  • Favorite Problems I’ve sent: Teenage Lobotomy (Squamish), Midnight Train (Lake Tahoe)

Shirley Yang
  • Years of Climbing: 4

  • Ape Index: +2

  • Favorite Style of Boulder: Technical Crimps

  • Favorite Problems I’ve Sent: Pimpin Jeans (Joe’s Valley), West Nile (S. Lake Tahoe)

Galen Wangberg
  • Years of Climbing: 19

  • Ape Index: +3

  • Favorite Style of Boulder: Sandstone Compression

  • Favorite Problems I’ve sent: Kermit (Castle Rock), IsRail (Moe’s Valley)