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    Cayla Gleaton

    Assistant Manager

    Cayla is a junior pursuing a degree in recreation management. She has been climbing for the past three years, both inside and outside of the gym. Over the past few summers she worked as an instructor for kids' climbing camps.  Apart from climbing, Cayla enjoys skiing, running and backpacking. 

    Ivy Say


    Ivy is a senior majoring in dental hygiene. She fell in love with climbing after going on a climbing trip to Trail Lake Coulee with Epic Adventures. She later joined the Climbing Club, of which she became president. She is drawn to the strong sense of community that she has experienced while hanging out at the Climbing Wall. When she is not out climbing with friends, Ivy also enjoys camping.

    Bernt Goodson


    Bernt is an environmental science/geology major and has been climbing since 2012. Other outdoor activities he enjoys aside from climbing, include backpacking, snowboarding, and rafting. He hopes climbing will remain a life long passion.

    Jonah Blank


    Jonah is a junior studying mechanical engineering. He loves the science and physics of climbing almost as much as actually doing it, and will over think every anchor he builds. He finds peace making things with his hands and being alone with the motorcycle he considers his soul mate.

    Siobhan Ebel


    Siobhan is a senior at EWU. She enjoys bouldering, top roping, and lead climbing. She is hoping to learn more about ice climbing, multi-pitch and traditional climbing. When Siobhan has free time she enjoys photography and Disney movies.

    Madison Ellington


    Madison is a Recreation Management student. She began working for us this year, supervising and shadowing as an Intro to Rock class instructor. We love having her as a new addition to our team.

    Sean Staaleson


    Sean is a junior majoring in biochemistry. He's 6'7" and no, he doesn't play basketball. Sean has been a mountaineer for almost 6 years and has been backpacking and exploring Washington's Cascades for even longer. He started rock climbing when he moved to Spokane 3 years ago. He fell in love with ice climbing after an EPIC Adventures trip to Hyalite Canyon, MT and wishes he could go more often. Sean loves to play guitar and has been playing since he was 8. He especially loves playing heavy metal.

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    EPIC Adventures
    150 University Rec Center
    Cheney, WA 99004

    phone: 509.359.4014

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