Andrew Kiefer, Mountain Guide, RMI Expeditions

A native of New England, Andrew began exploring the outdoors at a young age.  He graduated from Prescott College with a B.A. in Wilderness Leadership and Snow and Avalanche studies.  In the winter season, Andrew works as a ski guide and avalanche educator.  Ski mountaineering is what Andrew is most passionate about and it has taken him to numerous mountain ranges throughout North America.

  • Mount Rainier, Washington, via Disappointment Cleaver and Emmons Glacier routes
  • Grand Teton, Ford-Stettner, ski descent
  • Middle Teton, multiple ski descents
  • Mount Sneffels, Snake Couloir, ski descent
  • Mount Adams, North Face of the Northwest Ridge, ski descent
  • Forbidden Peak, Washington
  • Eldorado Peak, East Ridge, ski descent
  • Mt. Shuksan, Washington, via Sulphide Glacier
  • Glacier Peak via White Chuck/Geradine/Cool Glaciers
  • Mt. Baker, Washington, Colemen Demming and Easton Glacier routes
  • Mt. Shasta, Hotlum-Bolam Ridge, ski descent
  • Ski descents in the Canadian Rockies, Chugach, North Cascades, Tetons, Sierra Nevada, Wasatch, and San Juan Mountains
  • Wilderness First Responder
  • Leave No Trace Trainer
  • American Avalanche Association Professional Member
  • AIARE Avalanche Level III
  • AIARE Avalanche Level 1 Course Leader
  • AIARE Avalanche Level 2 Instructor
  • AMGA Ski Guides Course
  • AMGA Advanced Ski Guide Course and Aspirant Exam (ASGC/AE) passed

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