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Jim Nelson

JIM NELSON, a native Northwesterner, is a professional mountain guide, climber, and mountain-shop owner. He has spent more than thirty years climbing year-round in the Cascades, the past nineteen of those teaching, guiding, and advising on equipment. Nelson has guided clients of all abilities up diverse routes in virtually every corner of the range during all seasons. He has established more than a dozen first ascents in the Cascades. Nelson's experience climbing in the Casca