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Mountain Link's Senior Guide Garrett Madison moves to Bend, Oregon


Garrett is a native of the Pacific Northwest who enjoys the many aspects of mountaineering objectives. He has been guiding for Rainier Mountaineering, Inc. for five years and climbs regularly in the Olympic and Cascade mountains. Garrett’s particular specialty is in ski mountaineering and the vast possibilities this developing sport has to offer.

Climbing Resume
59+ summits of Mount Rainier
1 expedition to Mount McKinley
2 ascents of Mt. Blanc
Cho Oyu and Ama Dablam
2 ascents of the Grand Teton
Northwest Volcanoes
French Alps
Rock climbing in Thailand

Wilderness First Responder
U.S. Avalanche Level II


Mountain Link
I am pleased to announce that Mountain Link has moved north to Bend, Oregon. This Central Oregon community is rich with local outdoor activities such as rock climbing, mountaineering, skiing, mountain biking and river sports. I look forward to having our business closer to the mountains, open spaces and the lifestyle that fits our passion for adventure. Being closer to the mountains will afford us the opportunity to build more domestic instructional programs in the nearby Cascades.

Mountain Link recently broadened its horizons internationally by offering trips to Mount Vinson in Antarctica and Mount Elbrus in Russia. The trips were blessed with great success. It has always been our goal to take on the challenge of exploring new adventures with first class service. We continue to work hard to stay on the leading edge of adventure travel.

While Mountain Link continues to grow and change, our philosophy and priorities remain the same: quality instruction in the latest mountaineering techniques and remembering to enjoy the process of mountaineering. Our guides are not only world-class climbers, but also exceptional teachers. Their true talents lie in their ability to mentor others, giving our customers great memories and climbing experiences that will serve them on future adventures.

I invite you to join us on one of our upcoming trips. The first step is always the most difficult, then it is just one after the other, and before you know it you are living the dream.

Come, tie into adventure!
-Robert Link

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