Climbing Staff


KJ Maxwell Gym Manager

  1. I have 2 dogs and 2 kids
  2. I rode my bike across the United States
  3. I was born in the UK
  4. Besides climbing, I like mountain biking and running…sometimes
  5. I love cookies

Contact KJ


Maria Monaco Gym Assistant Manager

  1. I have three amazing grown-up kids.
  2. I have a 3 legged dog who loves to hike and run with me.
  3. Besides climbing, I like to mountain bike, kayak, hike, and just be outside.
  4. I’m originally from Hollywood, CA.
  5. My first language was Portuguese.

Contact Maria

Anique Johnson Program Coordinator

  1. I have two mini Aussies, Hatley Rue and Willa Bea.
  2. I am an avid participant in navigation and running races.
  3. Bend is my second home and where I would love to retire.
  4. I ❤ books!
  5. I’ve visited 27 countries.

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Stella Moll-Nevins Membership Coordinator

  1. I live on Whidbey Island.
  2. I love talking to people about gardening, especially vegetable gardening.
  3. My husband and I are raising a son, a dog, 3 geese, and 10 chickens.
  4. It’s been a couple years since I have been in good climbing shape. I’m working on it. Don’t judge me.
  5. I love hearing dorky jokes. Please tell me some!

Contact Stella



Cameron Dawson Front Desk

  1. I wrote and directed a play that has over 2 million views on YouTube.
  2. I have always lived in Mukilteo, WA.
  3. I can navigate Japanese Gulch blindfolded (As long as I’m barefooted).
  4. I am the director of a nonprofit.
  5. I am a Hedonist Philosopher.



Reed Bishop Front Desk

  1. I have too many fish tanks.
  2. I’ve hiked to Everest Base Camp.
  3. I’ve lived in a Buddhist temple for two weeks.
  4. I paint miniatures in my free time.
  5. I’ve driven from the East Coast to the West Coast by myself in a week (without a cat).



Devin Bishop Head Instructor

  1. I majored in Electronic Music in college, I played piano for 35 years.
  2. I have two grandsons — hoping to train them up to be my rope guns someday!
  3. I’ve worked for VW in several capacities and locations since 2006.
  4. I’ve summited Denali twice; Rainier over 80 times, which is way too many…
  5. I like to climb cracks of all sizes — no surprise my favorite place on earth is Yosemite Valley.


Ian Borczon Front Desk

1. Born and raised in Pennsylvania
2. Hiked the entire Appalachian Trail and ~900 miles of the Pacific Crest Trail
3. Driven across the country 6x since 2019
4. Used to be a high school rowing coach
5. I enjoy sleeping on the ground and walking long distances

Evan McGarrah Front Desk