Chris Bamer, Mountain Guide, RMI Expeditions

Chris started guiding for RMI in 2004 and has climbed extensively throughout the Pacific Northwest. In addition to guiding, Chris has a background in teaching and serves as a volunteer firefighter. He is a native to Washington State and lives in the Cascade foothills with his wife and three-year-old daughter. In his downtime, Chris can be found playing hide-and-go-seek, reading picture books, and frequenting the local parks.

  • 44 ascents of Mount Rainier via 6 different routes
  • 1 expedition to Aconcagua, Argentina
  • Numerous alpine ascents in the Pacific Northwest including: Mount Adams, Mount Shuksan, Glacier Peak, Mount Baker, Mount Stuart, and Mount Hood
  • Rock climbs in areas including: Leavenworth, Index, Frenchman Coulee, Squamish, Red Rocks, North Conway, and Joshua Tree
  • Backcountry ski descents in the North Cascades
  • Ice climbs in Washington and Montana
  • Emergency Medical Technician
  • Wilderness First Responder
  • U.S. Avalanche Level II
  • AMGA Training in Rock and Alpine Disciplines (completed Alpine Aspirant Exam)
  • Master of Arts in Teaching
  • Bachelor of Science in Nutrition

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