A view from the top of Bugaboo Spire. David Fay (13')

Journal Staff

Nielsen Davis (’15) :
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Nielsen Davis (’15)

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Bio :

Niels is a junior studio art major from Vermont. He started climbing in high school at Rumney, but quickly became addicted to cracks after a trip to the Utah desert. He spend 3 years as editor.

Jonathan “JD” Merritt (’15/16) :
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Jonathan “JD” Merritt (’15/16)

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Bio :

Born in Idaho. Grew up Nordic skiing and cycling. Found climbing as a kid in Lander, Wyoming.
Physics Major. Fully nocturnal. Mostly functional. Somewhat literate.

Jackson Schrott, 2019 : Editor
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Jackson Schrott, 2019

Position :

Editor

Bio :

Jack was raised by vicious weasels in the woods outside Portland Oregon. He discovered climbing under rocks at a young age and has been living in holes under rocks ever since. Living under rocks is more than a way of life, it is also a means of artistic expression for him.

David Fay : Multimedia Designer
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David Fay

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Multimedia Designer

Bio :

David has been climbing since he moved to Colorado in 2006. Becoming indoctrinated into trad climbing in the South Platte, he quickly learned the art of understatement. Providing enough direction to ensure that you will find the climb, but get lost along way. David joined the Colorado College Alpine Journal as a Sophomore in 2010 and has grown passionate about creating a space in which climbers can share their stories with the community.

Erik Rieger (‘12), Dave Hoven (’06), and Joe Forrester (’06) : Board Members
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Erik Rieger (‘12), Dave Hoven (’06), and Joe Forrester (’06)

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Board Members

Bio :

Erik Rieger, the Assistant Editor with the American Alpine Club, maintains a supervisory role in the editing and graphic design of the CCAJ. Dave Hoven (’06), owner of Wild Blue Export Development LLC, has been working with the Journal in a supervisory role since its inception, helping manage CCAJ operations and ensure financial sustainability. Joe Forrester MD MSc started the CCAJ in 2006 and is currently a surgery resident at Stanford University, Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and Lieutenant in the United States Public Health Service. He assists with the editing of the CCAJ.

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I love bad pitches, that’s my problem

- Niels

The desert beckons.

- Hanson