Ryan Audett was born and raised in Washington State. He began his skiing career at the age of 4 and ventured into the climbing realm in 1996. His travels have taken him all over the continental US, Alaska, Canada, and New Zealand. He has professionally ski patrolled for 8 years and is a owner/handler of a currently certified avalanche rescue dog. He has been guiding for 11 years in the Pacific Northwest. Ryan is an AMGA Single-Pitch Instructor and has taken the AMGA’s Ski Guides Course.