Our Guides - Miyar Adventures


Chris Marshall

Local Guide

Chris Marshall is a year-round IFMGA Mountain Guide. He holds AMGA Ski, Alpine, and Rock Guide certification along with Level 3 Avalanche Certification. He has been guiding and instructing in the mountains since 2006. Chris earned a BA in Wilderness Leadership and Geography from Prescott College in 2005, and Masters in Experiential Education from Prescott College in 2011. He has worked as an Associate Faculty member for Prescott College in the Adventure Education department since 2007, instructing classes such as Wilderness Leadership, Avalanche Forecasting, Rock Climbing, Alpine Mountaineering, and Ski Mountaineering. Chris is at home on rock, snow, and ice, and now spends much of his time guiding in Oregon, Washington, and Japan.

A highlight of Chris' personal experience is an expedition funded by the American Alpine Club to the Neacola Mountains in the western Alaska Range.

Anne Presecan Manning

Local Guide

Anne was introduced to the outdoors at a very young age. For more than 30 years she has developed her skills in climbing and skiing. She has worked in a verity of settings taking both teens and adults outdoors. Anne has a Master’s degree in Education and has worked as a Reading Specialist for 15 years. Currently Anne is working towards a new profession in hopes of one day being a nurse. For the past six years Anne has been involved with several mountain rescue units. She lives with her husband Jonah in Leavenworth where she spends her free time running, swimming, skiing, and climbing.

Ryan Tilly

Local Guide

Ryan has spent thirteen years climbing in the Pacific Northwest, across the United States, and abroad. He has completed classic ascents throughout the North Cascades, in the desert Southwest, and Mexico. Originally from Redmond, WA, he learned to climb in the Cascade Range, and is passionate about every discipline of climbing, from challenging single pitch rock routes, to long ice climbs, big walls and mountaineering. During the summer season you can find Ryan climbing and guiding on rock and alpine objectives in the Pacific Northwest. In the winter, Ryan spends his time climbing and adventuring in the southern half of the continent. Ryan is a certified AMGA Rock Guide and Apprentice Alpine Guide who is pursuing full IFMGA certification.

Notable ascents:

  • Mt. Rainier (Disappointment Cleaver, and Emmons Glacier)
  • Mt. Baker 20+ ascents (Colman-Deming, Easton Glacier, and North Ridge)
  • Mt. Shuksan (Fisher Chimneys, and Sulfide Glacier)
  • Mt. Olympus
  • Glacier Peak
  • Torment- Forbidden Traverse
  • Forbidden Peak 5+ ascents (West and North Ridge)
  • Eldorado Peak, Sahale Peak, and Sharkfin Tower
  • Liberty Crack
  • Mt. Stuart-complete North Ridge
  • Zion NP: Moonlight Buttress, Spaceshot, and Touchstone


  • AIARE Pro 1
  • AMGA Certified Rock Guide
  • AMGA Apprentice Alpine Guide
  • AMGA SPI Certified
  • Tyler Logan

    Local Guide

    Tyler grew up hiking in the Sierra Nevada mountains of California before being introduced to rock climbing as a teenager. In the nearly thirty years since then, he has climbed extensively in this same mountain range, including Yosemite (he has climbed El Capitan multiple times) and various crags and mountain ranges throughout the West, oftentimes during winter, spring, and summer breaks while working as a high school English teacher. While rock climbing is his first passion, he also enjoys alpine climbing on glaciated mountains and is an avid backcountry skier and long distance runner (he qualified for and ran the Boston Marathon to celebrate turning 40). Since deciding to pursue work as a climbing guide, Tyler has completed more than twenty days of training through the American Mountain Guides Association, including the Single Pitch Instructor, Rock Guide, and Advanced Rock Guide courses. Tyler lives with his wife in Mammoth Lakes, California..

    Jesse Neff

    Local Guide

    Jesse is originally from Columbus, Ohio. He went to Ohio State to study Business Administration and specialized in Logistics. After a few years in the business world, Jesse left the 9-5 to start guiding. After four years guiding, he has worked all over the west coast and east coast guiding backpacking, rock climbing, sea kayaking, and as a naturalist. He has been in and out of the Pacific Northwest the last two years