Meet Our Teamm


Caed Slinkard

Youth Coach

Who are you? Where are you from? What do you do in the gym?

I’m Caed, I’m 17, and I’ve lived in Loveland CO, for my whole life. I work as a summer camp instructor.

When not a Whetstone, where might we find you?

The Poudre Canyon

A favorite non-climbing activity?

Backpacking, robotics, and rugby

What are you most stoked about these days?

Sport climbing

Have any projects? Climbing or Non-Climbing?

Climbing: Blonde Note in the Poudre

Non-climbing: Graduate with my associates in engineering

Best thing about FoCo / NoCo:

It’s close to the mountains

What’s a low-key flex you can boast about?

I’m a rugby state champion

Favorite spot to recreate in.

The Narrows in the Poudre Canyon

What has climbing taught you?

Perseverance. How to stick with a project for a long time

Favorite climbing style?

Steep sport climbing