Meet Our Team
Head Summer Camp Instructor / Youth Coach
Who are you? Where are you from? What do you do in the gym?
My name is Ryan!
I am from Rockland County, NY and I’m the head summer camp counselor and youth program coach.
When not a Whetstone, where might we find you?
Moving on rocks or listening to CDs
A favorite non-climbing activity?
What are you most stoked about these days?
Getting stronger and improving my footwork through bard bouldering!
Have any projects? Climbing or Non-Climbing?
Mini Dagger, a roofy lowball in Wild Basin
How did you get involved with the gym?
I was approached by an incredible staff member about coaching while climbing in the gym one day
Best thing about FoCo / NoCo:
The High concentration of climbers and cool peeps!
What’s a low-key flex you can boast about?
I make semi-cool tie-dye tees
Favorite spot to recreate in.
The greater Yellowstone area for hiking, RMNP for climbing
How does climbing foster community?
I think climbing fosters community through a shared passion for improvement, connection, and movement.
What has climbing taught you?
To stay present, keep an open mind, and be kind!
Climbing in five words... Go!
Like a box of chocolates. . .
Favorite climbing style?
Limit boulders and trad adventures.