Seth Timpano


Seth Timpano has been climbing for the past 19 years and leading trips as a full-time professional mountain guide for 14 years. To date, Seth has guided and organized 45+ international climbing expeditions plus an additional 20 expeditions to Alaska. He has guided over 100 trips on Mount Rainier and dozens of technical climbs in Antarctica, Peru, Indonesia, Montana, and Washington. When not guiding Seth is pursuing his climbing goals from high altitude unclimbed peaks to searching out unexplored corners of the mountains in the American West.

Significant Ascents:
  • First Ascent of Northeast Buttress of Barnaj I (India)
  • First Ascents of the East & West Faces of Pk. 13,100 (Alaska)
  • First Ascent of Privete Spacibo (Kyrgyzstan)
  • Harvard Route – Mount Huntington (Alaska)
  • 6 of the 7 summits in the Fitz Roy Massif (Argentina)
  • 10+ 5400m Peaks in the Cordillera Blanca (Peru)
  • 35 new ice & mixed routes in Montana & Wyoming
Guiding Highlights:
  • Mount Everest (Nepal)
  • Denali (Alaska)
  • Mount Frances (Alaska)
  • North Ridge of Mount Stuart (Washington)
  • Torment-Forbidden Traverse (Washington)
  • Mount Rainier (Washington)
  • Mount Cook (New Zealand)
  • Ski the Last Degree – South Pole (Antarctica)
  • First Ascent of Soholt Peaks Traverse (Antarctica)
  • Mount Vinson (Antarctica)
  • Mount Shinn (Antarctica)
  • Mount Tyree (The only 2 guided ascents) (Antarctica)
  • Carstensz Pyramid (West Papua, Indonesia)
  • Aconcagua (Argentina)
  • Kilimanjaro (Tanzania)
  • Multipitch Ice, Mixed and Rock Routes up to WI6, M6+, and 5.10

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