Raised in New Hampshire Dodge grew up in the heart of the White Mountains, skiing, hiking, and climbing both rock & ice. Since cutting his teeth in New England, Dodge has climbed extensively across North America from Alaska to Sedona, doing everything from big walls in Yosemite, to Alaskan Ridges and cragging in Joshua Tree. 

Climbing Certifications & Course Work

  • AMGA Certified Single Pitch Instructor
  • AMGA Apprentice Rock Guide
  • AMGA Apprentice Alpine Guide
  • AMGA Ice Instructor Course
  • Outdoor Program Administration Prescott College
  • Avalanche Forecasting Block Prescott College
  • Current WFR & CPR 

Guiding Experience

  • West Buttress of Denali three times with one personal summit, current second guide for Mountain Trip.
  • Current Alpine Guide for Mountain Madness over four years, guiding and teaching clinics on objectives across the Cascades including but not limited to: West Ridge of Forbidden Peak, Becky Route on Liberty Bell, 13x Baker Summits via multiple routes, Mt. Olympus, and Mt. Shuksan.
  • Ice guide for Mooney Mountain Guides during the 2018/19 season. 

Personal Alpine Climbing & Skiing

  • Ham & Eggs {WI4+, M4} V, Moose’s Tooth AK (To Ham & Eggs Col.)
  • Japanese Coulier {Steep Snow} III, Mt. Barrill AK -Kautz Glacier {AI3} IV Mt. Rainier, WA
  • Dracula Right {WI5-} Crawford Notch NH -The Black Dike {NEI5-, 5.6} IV, Franconia Notch NH
  • North Ridge {AI3} III, Mt. Baker WA
  • Enchainment of seven out of the eight major gullies in Huntington ravine in a day 
  • Ski Descents of Central Gully, Diagonal Gully, Yale Gully (With three short down climbs) South Gully, Empress, Duchess, Dodges Drop, every line in main Tuckerman’s Bowl and many other lines around the White Mountains.