Billy Nugent, Mountain Guide, RMI Expeditions

Billy moved from the Chicago area to Washington in 1999 to attend the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma and has been in love with the Northwest ever since. Before joining RMI in 2005 he spent the previous several years completing his BS in chemistry, working as a fisherman in Alaska, and as a chemist in Seattle. Billy loves living outside and enjoys surfing, riding, climbing, and music in his spare time.

  • 100+ summits of Mount Rainier via 6 routes including winter ascents
  • 6 expeditions to Denali, Alaska
  • 4 expeditions to Aconcagua, Argentina
  • 1 expedition of Vinson Massif, Antarctica
  • 2 summits of Mount Baker via 2 routes
  • 4 summits of Cotopaxi and 1 summit of Cayambe, Ecuador
  • 2 summits of Pico de Orizaba, Mexico
  • Forbidden Peak, North Cascades
  • 5 summits of Mt. Shuksan, North Cascades (including winter ascent)
  • 1 summit of Glacier Peak
  • 3 summits of Mount Adams
  • Mt. Stuart, Buckner (via north face couloir), Sahale, Maude (via north face), Eldorado, Silver Star, Black Peak, Liberty Bell, Lexington and Concord towers, North Early Winters Spire, etc.
  • Numerous rock climbs in the western United States
  • Wilderness First Responder
  • Outdoor Emergency Care
  • U.S. Avalanche Level II
  • Leave No Trace Trainer

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