Managing the Alaska Rock Gym since it opened its doors in July of 1995, Siri continues her commitment to introducing the challenges of indoor climbing to anyone who wants to get on the walls. In addition to being a dedicated climber and multi-sport athlete, Siri brings over 20 years of industry experience to the team.
Director of Climbing
A graduate of North Dakota State University in Recreation Management, Austin has been with the Alaska Rock Gym since 2010. He’s a Level 1 route setter and coaches the competitive team. When he’s not managing climbing programs at ARG, you’ll likely find him on a river somewhere, fly rod in hand.
As a former lead carpenter for EntrePrises Climbing Walls, Eric has a unique understanding of climbing walls, and was actually on the construction crew of the new Alaska Rock Gym. He’s a climber, musician, and former gym manager, and is really happy to now be an Alaskan.
Head Route Setter
Niko comes to ARG from the Tampa Bay/St. Pete area in Florida. With over eight years of setting experience, Level 1 route setting certification and a deep competition setting resume, the Alaska Rock Gym is already benefitting from Niko’s energy and vision.
A graduate of APU with a degree in Outdoor Studies, Ted has done virtually every job at the gym since 1999. As a talented Level 2 route setter and a dedicated competitive team coach, Ted brings to the table years of teaching experience and a desire to bring his young competitive climbers to the highest level possible.
Cindi comes to us from a management position at the Alaska Avalanche School. Her business and organizational skills are a tremendous asset as we continue to grow. Cindi is a devoted outdoor enthusiast who enjoys all types of climbing, cragging, skiing and hiking. We know her as “Queen of the Road Trips”.