Angela Hawse IFMGA

IFMGA Mountain Guide
AMGA Certified Ski Guide
AMGA Certified Alpine Guide
AMGA Certified Rock Guide

Angela Hawse Angela has worked as a professional guide, college faculty member, lead instructor, guide trainer, and course director for many programs around the world for over 35 years. She has led 25+ high altitude expeditions throughout the Andes, Himalaya, Karakoram, Alps, Caucasus, Iran Jaya, and Alaska as well as endeavors in Scandinavia, Antartica, Patagonia,…

Dawn Glanc

AMGA Certified Alpine Guide
AMGA Certified Rock Guide

Dawn Glanc Dawn Glanc, pronounced “glance,” is a full-time resident of Ouray, Colorado and is certified by the American Mountain Guides Association as a Rock Guide and Alpine Guide. Dawn enjoys rock climbing, but her specialty is ice and mixed climbing. She has competed in elite ice climbing competitions, including a 1st place finish at…

Elaina Arenz

AMGA Certified Rock Guide
AMGA Apprentice Alpine Guide

Elaina Arenz Elaina, a former Chicks owner, grew up as an Army brat and still has a wanderlust for life. She holds a BS in Advertising (the irony is not lost on her) from the University of Texas at Austin. She began climbing on the local limestone crags during college and has pursued climbing as…

Karen Bockel

IFMGA Mountain Guide
AMGA Certified Ski Guide
AMGA Certified Alpine Guide
AMGA Certified Rock Guide

Karen, a former Chicks owner, grew up Germany and moved to the United States in 1995. She has a M.S. in Physics and competed as a professional athlete in road cycling and ski mountaineering. Her passion is being in the mountains. She has climbed in many areas, including the Black Canyon, Indian Creek, Red Rocks,…

Kim Reynolds in Ouray, Colorado

Visionary and co-founder of Chicks Climbing

Kim Reynolds Kim is a life-long adventurer and entrepreneur; founder of Chicks Climbing, The dZi Foundation and Mind Over Mountains – leadership development and executive coaching. Kim is committed to empowering women through The Peak Leadership Experience, a program dedicated to emerging female leaders who want to move up the professional ladder www.mindovermountains.com In 2015,…

Kitty Calhoun certified legend

Certified Legend

Kitty Calhoun Kitty Calhoun is an American Mountaineering Heroine, having done cutting-edge climbing and guiding for over 40 years! In the beginning, Kitty was a rock-climbing student at the North Carolina Outward Bound School. Then, motivated by her interest in skiing, Kitty went to the University of Vermont. At the University of Vermont, Kitty earned…