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Guide Profile: David Kessler

bullet David is a well-rounded rock climber. David has climbed all over the United States and is a very accomplished climber.  He is also a very strong climber, with a very impressive list redpoints.  He is an excellent technician and clients commonly report important technique gains after climbing with him.




David is a formally trained guide.  David Kessler is an AMGA Certified Single Pitch Rock Climbing Instructor and a NOLS Certified Wilderness First Responder.  Dave has been climbing and teaching for 33 years at many of the most popular areas in Tennessee, Kentucky, Wisconsin, New York, Canada, Arizona, New Mexico, California, Nevada, Colorado, Wyoming, Oregon, West Virginia and North Carolina. 



Granite Arches Climbing Guides
Asheville, NC, USA
Chattanooga, TN USA
Johnson City, TN USA
Winston-Salem, NC, USA


Phone: (423) 413-1432

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