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Meet the Team

Meet our Amazing team of LGBTQIA2S+ Team behind OUT in the Wild. These folks have all been leaders and inspiration in the climbing and guiding community for years. Their hard work and dedication to making rock climbing more inclusive, diverse and equitable has made a huge impact on our industry and beyond! 

Sof Petros
Sof Petros

She/They

Guide & People and Partnerships Director

Sam Pappas
Sam Pappas

They/Them

Youth Programs and Social Media Coordinator

Mari Simpson-Hirata
Mari Simpson-Hirata

They/Them

Guide

Patrick Dunn
Patrick Dunn

He/Him

Founder, Guide & Programs and Creative Director

Rya Sipe
Rya Sipe

They/Them

Guide & Youth Programs Coordinator

Thomas Bukowski
Thomas Bukowski

He/They

Guide & Strategy and Operations Director

Brie Chartier
Brie Chartier

She/Her

Guide & Founder of Climb OUT Campout

Carlin Reynolds
Carlin Reynolds

They/Them

Guide & Curriculum and Technical Director

Xavier Bravo
Xavier Bravo

He/Him

Guide

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