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Nick Nason

Nick guides year-round across North Amer­i­ca. Based in Utah dur­ing the win­ters Nick stays busy run­ning office oper­a­tions for one guide ser­vice, dis­patch­ing and fore­cast­ing for anoth­er and guid­ing. On skis he guides alpine tour­ing, snow­cat and heli-ski­ing. Dur­ing the spring you can find him ski­ing Cas­cade vol­ca­noes in the Pacif­ic North­west before head­ing to the land of the mid­night sun to guide expe­di­tions on Denali, the top of North Amer­i­ca. Sum­mer­time and ear­ly fall means moun­taineer­ing and alpine rock climb­ing in Washington’s beau­ti­ful Cas­cades. With a bachelor’s degree in Envi­ron­men­tal Stud­ies and Biol­o­gy, Nick is a Wilder­ness First Respon­der and pur­su­ing cer­ti­fi­ca­tion as an AMGA (Amer­i­can Moun­tain Guides Asso­ci­a­tion) Alpine and Ski Guide, he is also pur­suant of AAI (Amer­i­can Avalanche Insti­tute) Pro 2 cer­ti­fi­ca­tion; the high­est lev­el of for­mal avalanche edu­ca­tion offered in the US and AIARE (Amer­i­can Insti­tute for Avalanche Research and Edu­ca­tion) Instruc­tor cer­ti­fi­ca­tion. Nick is also a cer­ti­fied AMGA sin­gle pitch rock climb­ing instructor.