Meet the Guides

Bighorn Mountain Guides is comprised of local climbers who are actively involved in the climbing community. All guides are certified through the American Mountain Guide Association, have extensive knowledge with technical rock climbing, and are actively bolting routes in the community. 

 
 
Nick climbing in the Red River Gorge, KY

Nick climbing in the Red River Gorge, KY

Nick Flores

Nick is the owner of Bighorn Mountain Guides. Nick started his climbing career in 2010 and has been actively improving his skill set and knowledge of the sport since then. Nick has 7 years of experience teaching youth in the public school setting, is an active board member on the Bighorn Climber's Coalition, and is the head guide for Bighorn Mountain Guides. He is actively bolting new routes and rebolting old routes that are no longer safe. When Nick is not teaching or climbing you can try and find him in the mountains where he is trail running! 

 
Justin getting excited to climb some pitches in Piney Creek

Justin getting excited to climb some pitches in Piney Creek

Justin Case

Justin is a local boy who learned how to climb right here in the Bighorn Mountains! He too is actively bolting new routes and helping with the rebolting initiative. Justin has traveled all over the world, which has allowed him to climb at various locations in the United States and internationally. Justin is half owner in Sheridan's local bouldering gym, Bighorn Summit! 

 
Johnny after a day of cleaning a new wall!

Johnny after a day of cleaning a new wall!

Johnny Crider

Johnny is another local who learned how to climb on Bighorn Dolomite. Johnny has a true passion for climbing. He is constantly climbing and bolting new routes! Johnny has climbed all over the western half of the United States and has climbed internationally as well. Johnny's travels have always brought him back to Sheridan, WY. Johnny is half owner in the local climbing gym, Bighorn Summit!