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Kathy Cosley

KATHY COSLEY has been guiding and instructing others in climbing technique for other 20 years; she and Mark started their climbing careers 26 years ago in the PNW and they got their start guiding with the American Alpine Institute (AAI) in Bellingham. They run their own small guiding company and lead trips all over the world, throughout the year. Kathy is certified by the AMGA and IFMGA (American Mountain Guide Association and International Federation of Mountain Guides Assn. respectively).

Mark and Kathy made a very lightweight and fast ascent of the South Face of Aconcagua (43 hours). Kathy was the first American woman to climb the Eiger's North Face (1988) as well as the first American woman to climb Cerro Torre in Patagonia.

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