Taggart started to rock climbing in the foothills of the Wind River Range and the Teton Range around his home of Jackson Wyoming at the age of two. He stuck with the sport throughout his childhood and started to alpine climb and ice climb as a young teenager. Since then Taggart had spent his time climbing all over the United States, from Yosemite, California to new routes in the Wind River Range in winter all the way east to Seneca Rock, West Virginia. Taggart had climbed up to 5.13 and M8 and enjoys climbing on all kinds of mediums and sharing experiences in the mountains with others. Taggart is an AMGA Apprentice Rock Guide and an Ice Instructor. In addition, Taggart is a Wilderness First Responder, and is CPR certified.