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Guide Profile: Tyler Stracker



bulletTyler 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.



Tyler is a very highly trained in wilderness, pre-hospital and general medicine. Tyler 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).





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