has been actively involved in many aspects of the sport of climbing since his early childhood. Aside from being a very accomplished climber—competing anywhere from local competitions in his youth, to a bouldering world cup in Paris, France—Austin has been an active participant in the development of many local bouldering and sport climbing destinations. Besides climbing, Austin enjoys sail boating with his family and spending time with his girlfriend Alexis and his dog Tucker.
has been a committed contributor to the climbing community for the last decade. He enjoys taking frequent climbing trips throughout Colorado and Utah and focuses on cultivating a spirit of respect and a sense of stewardship towards the outdoors—specifically regarding our delicate climbing areas. Alex is an accomplished musician and also enjoys capturing his various climbing excursions through photography and film.
was introduced to the sport of climbing in 1999 by two friends at the Springs Climbing Center. Since that time Lex has progressed through the sport enjoying different types of climbing but having a natural affinity towards the freedom and movement of bouldering. Lex enjoys playing his guitar and going on "camping trips"? with his family. He currently lives in Colorado Springs with his wife Karissa and three children.