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Lyra Pierotti

Lyra’s career has includ­ed guid­ing rock climbs in Yosemite, lead­ing expe­di­tions to the sum­mit of Denali and Mount Elbrus, and ice climb­ing on the ice tow­ers of Mt. Ere­bus, Antarc­ti­ca, to facil­i­tate geol­o­gy research. Lyra is cur­rent­ly a Cer­ti­fied Rock Guide with the Amer­i­can Moun­tain Guides Asso­ci­a­tion (AMGA), as well as an Avalanche Instruc­tor with the Amer­i­can Insti­tute for Avalanche Research and Edu­ca­tion (AIARE). She also trains climbers in the off sea­son,” and is pur­su­ing fur­ther cer­ti­fi­ca­tion with the AMGA. Lyra’s favorite per­son­al ascents range from sport and tra­di­tion­al rock climbs up to 5.12 in dif­fi­cul­ty, to grade IV rock climbs in the High Sier­ra, and a day ascent of Moon­light But­tress, a grade V big wall in Zion Nation­al Park. She enjoys spring ski descents in the Cas­cades such as Rainier’s Führer Fin­ger. She also teach­es moun­taineer­ing for the Uni­ver­si­ty of Alaska’s Girls On Ice pro­gram, and enjoys guid­ing the myr­i­ad cours­es through­out Wash­ing­ton for The Madness.”