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Sharon birchfield bio

Sharon Birchfield

Sharon attend­ed col­lege in Seat­tle and began climb­ing with The Moun­taineers in 2010. She imme­di­ate­ly fell in love with the sport and lifestyle, and has climbed rock, snow, and ice from Cana­da to Mex­i­co to South Amer­i­ca, but still believes the best alpine climb­ing can be found in the beau­ti­ful North Cas­cades. She enjoys instruct­ing and intro­duc­ing oth­ers to the moun­tains, and is excit­ed to join the Mad­ness. Sharon is an AMGA Cer­ti­fied Sin­gle Pitch Instruc­tor, Appren­tice Rock Guide, and a Appren­tice Alpine Guide. Addi­tion­al­ly, she is a Wilder­ness First Responder.