Guide at a Glance
Glenwood Springs, Colorado, United States
Owner and technical director of Glenwood Climbing Guides, Mike Schneiter has a passion for climbing that extends back to 1997. Personally climbing many famed ascents, Mike became involved in teaching and guiding other climbers in 1999. Mike became a certified member of the American Mountain Guides Association in 2003 and has taken the Rock Guide Course. He has received scholarships from the AMGA to continue his guiding education and rock climbing instruction. Mike is a high school teacher and leverages his masters degree in education to more effectively convey the precepts of rock climbing, canyoneering, and self rescue to his students. Ever the avid outdoors man, Mike practices what he preaches: he is a Wilderness First Responder, a Wilderness Medicine Instructor for Desert Mountain Medicine, and a Leave no Trace Master Educator. Mike’s passion for rock climbing has fostered a respect for the environments in which he climbs, and he is eager to share both his passion and his respect with those he teaches.