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Friends in High Places

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Friends in High Places
- Lou's Climbing & Guiding Philosophy





Learning the inherent risks and how to minimize them are the cornerstones of climbing safely. Additionally, improving your skills and training techniques will help move you toward your goals, the best way possible.

Lou Renner has climbed year-round for over 35 years. He has guided internationally for over 25 years. Lou loves all mountain activities with a passion that he shares. A generous person, Lou will encourage the beginner to success & be persistent when teaching the advanced.



A solid foundation
of skills and safety
is essential
to being
in the mountains.


Photos of Clients Climbing


“Adventure involves
our whole being:
it draws out all
that is best and
most human in us!”
- W. Bonatti


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