Eric has worked as a canyoneering and rock climbing guide since 2003. He moved from Salt Lake City to Zion/Springdale in 1994 specifically to rock climb. Climbed new routes in Zion National Park. Eric has climbed many of the largest formations in Zion as well as El Capitan and Half Dome in Yosemite. His photography has been published by Patagonia, Black Diamond, Mountain Hardwear, Zion Natural History Association, and more.
Born and raised in northern Utah, Dan started rock climbing in 1990. He worked as a wilderness therapy instructor for 5 years. Dan moved to southern Utah in 2003 and started guiding professionally in 2007. Dan is an expert rock climber and adventurer. His ability to connect with a wide range of people makes him and excellent guide. Dan is a member of the Virgin Utah Fire Department and has recently become and EMT.
Nathan was born and raised in Olympia, Washington In 2008 he was introduced to rock climbing in Yosemite National Park and has never looked back. His climbing adventures in Cascade Mountains evolved into the pursuit of many wilderness sports and disciplines. Nathan moved to Utah in 2014 to continue his development as a leader in the outdoor industry. He has professional in experience in wilderness therapy, white water rafting, mountain biking, hiking, canyoneering, and rock climbing. Nathan’s enthusiastic approach to life and safety conscious attitude make him and excellent guide.
Steffan is a California native that started his career guiding in the Pacific Northwest. Steffan has been guiding professionally since 2010. He has been guiding in Zion since 2014. Steffan’s been fortunate have to climbed in Patagonia, Bugaboos and established new routes in Zion. Steffan is currently going through the American Mountain Guides Association IFMGA training program. Steffan is an AMGA Certified Rock Guide as well as an Assistant Alpine Guide.
812 Career Guiding Days | 105 Red Desert Adventure Days
Ethan grew up in Ohio, and moved to the desert in 2008. He came to Zion in 2012 on a week long climbing trip, and has lived here ever since. He has climbed all over the US, as well as Canada, Mexico, and Argentina. He is a passionate outdoor educator and naturalist. Ethan is a certified AMGA SPI and is currently pursuing his AMGA Rock Guide certification.
510 Technical Guiding Days | 67 for Red Desert as of 08/24/18
Joe French was born in Duluth MN in 1974. He first experienced climbing on the north shore of Lake Superior. Joe moved to Zion in 1996, specifically to climb, and has since climbed extensively within Zion and beyond. Mr. French is a member of the Access Fund and the American Mountain Guides Association (AMGA) currently pursuing his AMGA Rock Guide Certification and has received his Single Pitch certification and completed his Rock Instructor Course in 2008. Joe loves Zion and enjoys sharing it with all of his guests. Joe has guided professionally here since 2004.