Jason has been climbing for more years than not at this point. His passion for climbing has evolved over the years, but he will always have a soft spot for putting up new routes via chossy adventure climbing in remote areas.
Nowadays he spends most of his free time camping, climbing, and backpacking with his two small kids, as he and his wife try to instill them with a love for the outdoors.
Zach found a love for sport climbing over a decade ago in the cliffs of Rumney, New Hampshire.
He hopes to create a warm and welcoming environment at G1 where everyone knows your name, and encourages you to succeed. Zach feels that climbing should always be fun, even when it’s not.
He loves cats, burritos, and slopers — in that order.
Keith has been climbing since 2007 and setting since 2011.
After a brief stint out in New England, he is glad to be back home in Colorado and just a short drive from the best limestone choss around – Rifle.
Isaac started climbing in Las Vegas, NV, as a 12-year-old sixth grader, and has been consumed by the sport ever since. After getting his start washing holds in exchange for a membership at a gym as a high school freshman, Isaac was eventually led to his passions of route setting, and later coaching. Nowadays he couldn’t tell you which he love more, just that both pursuits allow him to share the beauty of climbing with others.
He spends his weekends developing boulders and trying to repeat the many hard climbs that Colorado and the mountain west have to offer.
Jill discovered climbing later in life but for her it was love at first callus! She likes the continuous learning and evolving that comes with progression in the sport.
She loves teaching new climbers and enjoys helping them develop their skills.
When Jill isn’t at G1 or climbing somewhere she can found hiking with her dog, skiing, stand up paddle boarding, horseback riding, reading or traveling.
Drake started climbing in 2005 and working in climbing gyms in 2013.
He has a passion for helping others push their climbing to the next level. Drake is also a certified personal trainer through the NSCA. He is driven to push his own climbing and you can find him bouldering and training in his free time.
Outside of climbing, Drake spends his free time being with his wife Amanda and enjoying a variety of media – music, movies, and video games.
Morgan came to Colorado to chew bubblegum and set routes, and he’s all out of bubble gum.
Head Recreational Coach
Jordan has been rock climbing for almost 10 years and during that time he was a collegiate competitor, coached two different college teams, two different youth teams, and set numerous routes for competitions.
In between coaching he has guided mountain biking, rock climbing, and backpacking for several years.
He received his Bachelor’s in Parks and Recreation Management from Western Carolina University and his Master’s in Experiential Education from Minnesota State University, Mankato.
Annette discovered climbing a few years ago when a friend invited her to climb at a local gym. She knew immediately that she had found her passion.
Climbing has inspired her to live her best and healthiest lifestyle, and she cherishes all the friendships that she has developed through this community-oriented sport.
She hopes to be an advocate in making the sport more accessible to people of all ages and background as it truly pleases her to see others enjoy climbing.
Abby started climbing a few years ago and can’t get enough of the sport!
When she’s not at work you can find her exploring Colorado, backpacking, or seeking out new crags and boulder fields to try.
Abby is stoked to be on the G1 team and to be apart of such a welcoming and encouraging community.
Josh has been dabbling in climbing since childhood, but it wasn’t until college that he really unlocked his passion. This has culminated with him returning to school for his Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering! He has combined his mechanical background with his love of climbing, and working on redesigning the traditional cam for adaptive climbers to use without a prosthesis.
Tim first started climbing ice as a teenager in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. In college, he took a trip to the Red River Gorge and became hooked on sport climbing.
His favorite thing about climbing is the community that comes with it. He’s found it welcoming, supportive and just all around awesome. He hopes he can help make it feel that way for everyone
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