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Guide Profile: Ryan Prentiss

bullet Ryan  is a well-rounded rock climber.  Ryan has been a committed climber since college and has climbed at most of the popular Western climbing areas and more recently throughout the southeast. 



Ryan is a formally trained and certified guide. Ryan has achieved Single Pitch Instructor certification from the American Mountain Guides Association. Ryan moved to the southeast in 2011 to be a climbing specialist and field instructor for the North Carolina Outward Bound School. This was when his climbing really shifted from a personal endeavor to one where his focus was on teaching and sharing his love of climbing with others. 



Ryan is well trained in wilderness medicine. Ryan holds Wilderness First Responder certification from the National Outdoor Leadership School. 



Ryan is an experienced outdoor educator.   Ryan holds a degree from CSU Chico in outdoor education. 



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


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