Guide Profile: Tyler Stracker
|Tyler is a well-rounded rock and ice climber and
mountaineer. He has climbed
all over the United States and abroad. His various
objectives have included various ascents of Yosemite's El Capitan, a grade VI
first ascent on the Phoenix in Canada's remote Northwest
Territory, a first ascent of a new headwall route on Whitesides mountain
North Carolina. Other favorite climbs include the NE Buttress of Mount
Slesse B.C., North Face of Castleton Tower Utah, Hallucinogen Wall Black
Canyon CO, and the Volunteer Wall on Whitesides NC. In short,
Tyler loves all types of climbing, and is equally comfortable on big
walls, high altitude peaks, climbing thin cracks or steep sport routes.
Tyler has spent years formally
teaching rock and alpine climbing.
Tyler completed a BA in outdoor education, and then
cut his teeth working as a climbing guide for North Carolina Outward
Bound. He also spent five seasons guiding ascents in the North
Cascades with Pacific Crest Outward Bound School. He has
been guiding for Granite Arches since 2006.
is a very highly trained in wilderness, pre-hospital and general
completed a BS in nursing from Dalton State College, and went on to
complete advanced training including Wilderness First Responder (WFR),
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
and Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS).
Granite Arches Climbing Guides
Asheville, NC, USA
Chattanooga, TN USA
Johnson City, TN USA
Winston-Salem, NC, USA
Phone: (423) 413-1432
by Granite Arches Climbing Guides
Granite Arches holds a special
users' permit to operate in the
National Forests of North Carolina
snow, and ice climbing and related activities are inherently dangerous.
We try to manage the risks of climbing, but no guarantee of safety is
provided or implied. You may be injured or killed while climbing.