Life-long skier and climber and 14 year guide of the Wasatch, John has a desire to learn and explore the unique and obscure.  After years of working internationally ski-patrolling, forecasting and guiding John saw a natural next step, to show others firsthand the all encompassing skiing and climbing based travel experiences which left such an impression on himself. John sees skiing and climbing as modes to see the world and as passions to live by. If you see skiing or climbing as experiences more than just sliding on snow or hanging on to a rock and want to see how these sports best define a region, John is your man.  Today, John works as a guide and avalanche educator based in Salt Lake City, Utah. In the spring of 2016 he became the only person to have ski traversed the entire Wasatch Range solo during a monumental 23 day push.

Owner and Lead Guide

 

John Mletschnig

Photo: Jake Campos

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