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Northeast Region Volunteer Wall of Fame

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Ongoing Volunteer Opportunities

- Road Trip! Organize a weekend excursion for AAC Members in your local area.

- Host a climbing meet-up with fellow AAC Members at your local crag or gym!

- Pints + Beta: Host a pub-night meet-up with fellow AAC Members at your local watering hole!

- Member outreach: We have a crew of Super Volunteers to call and welcome new members in our region every month. Join the crew!

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Contact

It's easy to get in touch with your Regional Coordinator, or the Club.

Read Northeast Regional Coordinator Sarah Garlick's bio on the Staff page or email her atsgarlick@americanalpineclub.org

Email the Club's offices in Golden at info@americanalpineclub.org

Give the Club a call at (303) 384-0110


 

Volunteer Wall of Fame

Jeremy Devine

Member Since: 2010

Volunteer Since: 2011

Home Crag: Rumney, New Hampshire

Favorite Movie Quote: “I love lamp.” -Steve Carell (Brick Tamland) in Anchorman

 

 

 


Rick Merritt

Member Since: 1989

Volunteer Since: 2001

Home Crag: New Hampshire’s White Mountains

Favorite Places to Climbg: NH Whites, Cascades, Sierra

Claim to Fame: Vice Chair New England Section, Grill Master of the New England AAC Barbecues

 

 


Jeff Lea

Member Since: 1971

Volunteer Since: 1978 (AAC delegate to the UIAA Safety Commission from 1978 to 1999)

Home Crag: Ragged Mt. (CT) and Cathedral Ledge (NH)

Claim to fame: Excellent (beer or wine aided) memory of routes, peaks, pubs, partners, and post climb “discussions” on 3 continents over 4 decades and counting

 

 

 


Naomi Risch

Member Since: 2011

Volunteer Since: 2010

Home Crag: 82 Crag in Bolton, VT

Claim to Fame: Naomi just may be the most psyched person you’ll ever meet…

 

 

 


Barry Rusnock

Member Since: 2007

Volunteer Since: 2008

Home Crag: Allamuchy Mountain State Park, New Jersey

Favorite Book: “Kiss or Kill, Confessions of a Serial Climber” By Mark Twight

Favorite Jimmy Buffet songs: Come Monday, Son of a Sailor, Knee Deep, A Pirate Turns 40, It’s Five O’clock Somewhere

 

 


Nancy Savickas

Member Since: 1995

Claim to Fame: Nancy is the Chair of the New England Section and an avid ice and alpine climber.

 

 

 

 

 


Anne Skidmore

Member Since: 2010

Volunteer Since: 2010

Home Crag: Cathedral Ledge

Little Known Fact: Anne HEARTS the Notorious B.I.G. & Eddie Vedder

Website: www.anneskidmore.com

 

 


Martin Torresquintero

Member Since: 1995

Long-time volunteer for New England & New York Sections

Favorite Song: the song of the Indri Indri lemur from Madagascar

Favorite places to climb: Italy and Chile (mostly because of the good food, cheese, and wine…)

 

 

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ConorMoran.jpgConor Moran—New York Section Webmaster

Member Since: 2008

Favorite Climbing Area: High Peaks Region of the Adirondacks

Claim to Fame: Conor owns a complete collection of Penn State yearbooks dating back to 1890!

 

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Harold-Headshot-Cropped.jpgHarold Sebold

Member Since / Volunteer Since: 2002 / 2004

Favorite Climbing Area: "...The (Adiron)Dacks. That is the birth place of
my climbing passion and the mountains I truly consider “home”."

Claim to Fame: "Getting married on top of Skytop after climbing to the top via Overhanging Overhang with my bride.  We are celebrating 4 years this month and are returning to the Mountain House to celebrate."

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