Zack cleary

Guiding since 2017

Zack first started climbing and developed his passions for the outdoors during his time at Colgate University in their Outdoor Education program. From his time at Colgate University Outdoor Education, Zack has discovered his love of introducing others to new experiences and teaching them new skills. Since graduating, Zack has been guiding for Acadia Mountain Guides, traveling around the US, and trying to convince himself he likes offwidth climbing. Some of Zack’s favorite climbing areas are the Gunks, Indian Creek, Acadia National Park, and the Adirondacks. Fun fact: Zack loves chocolate milk.

Guiding Credentials
  • PCIA Single Pitch Climbing and Lead Climbing Instructor Certification
  • AMGA Single Pitch Instructor Certification
  • AIARE Level 1 Course
Medical and Rescue Credentials
  • Wilderness First Responder
Education Credentials
  • B.A. in Physics, Minor in Geology