Lance grew up in Oklahoma and was introduced to climbing on a freshman orientation trip in college in 2001. After countless road trips, expeditions, and trips abroad it was clear he was hooked! His interests range from sport climbing at the local crag to alpine pursuits in the greater ranges of the world. He takes pride in offering a wide perspective of experience to guests and encourages them to seek a variety of climbing objectives and goals to become proficient climbers.
Lance is an AMGA certified Single Pitch Instructor and has successfully completed the AMGA Rock Guide Course and Ice Instructor Course. He is a WMI certified Wilderness First Responder and has completed the AIARE Level 2 avalanche course.
Started guiding in 2014. Started with SJMG in 2015.
Education: B.S. Petroleum Engineering from the University of Tulsa
Certifications: AMGA SPI, WFR
Places climbed in outside the US: Italy, Austria, France, Switzerland, Sweden, China, Brazil, Argentina, Australia, England
Favorite climb in the San Juan’s: Stairway to Heaven
Favorite thing after climbing: Nachos