Guide Staff

  • Nate McKenzie – Program Lead

    Nate McKenzie is a climbing guide based in Connecticut where he runs a monthly adaptive climbing night. Nate serves on the Paradox Sports Board of Directors and is Paradox Sports’ Lead Guide, helping to coordinate and guide Paradox Sports rock and ice climbing trips since 2009, including trips to the Gunks, North Conway, Joshua Tree […]

  • Gary Dunn

    Gary began sharing his passion for adventure as a guide over 20 years ago. Guiding throughout North and South America, he has taught rock climbing, ice climbing, mountaineering, tree climbing, caving, mountain biking, kayaking, and leadership development to a wide variety of audiences ranging from at-risk youth, people with disabilities, veterans, and business leaders.   Gary is […]

  • Steve Levin

    Steve started climbing with a guided ascent of the Upper Exum on the Grand Teton at age 13. Since then he has travelled and climbed widely throughout the U.S. and abroad, and is author of Eldorado Canyon: A Climbing Guide. He loves all types of rock climbing, from bouldering to big walls, and still gets […]


    Madaleine is an elite big wall free climber and certified AMGA Rock guide inspired to continually engage her next wall and coach climbers to meet theirs.  A resident of Boulder, Colorado, Madaleine grew up in the suburbs outside of Washington D.C where she began climbing through summer adventure camps. She credits a supportive family and […]

  • Gavriel Weiner

    Gavi’s love for the outdoors began at age 7, when her Dad had to carry her pack up the big hills. Since then, she has rock climbed, backpacked, and frolicked in the peaks of Peru, Ecuador, Mexico, Cuba, Canada, California and Colorado. After a decade as a weekend warrior in the Sierras and the Rockies, […]

  • Kevin Kopek

    Bio coming soon!