Henry Gates

AKA "The Ice-ecutionah"


Seasons with Exit Glacier Guides: 3


Role: Lead Climbing Guide, Lead Hiking Guide, Lead Heli Guide

I grew up in Salt Lake City, spending every free second I could in the Wasatch Mountains. Snowbird Ski Resort was my second home, learning to ski at the age of two. Skiing has always been my passion, but being outside anywhere is my happy place. Whether it's climbing, running, backpacking, or hiking I enjoy sharing time with people who are excited to be outside and experience raw beauty. 

Some of Henry Gates's Adventures

December 3, 2015

‘I can’t breathe! Is someone taking a hammer to my head every time my heart beats?’ These are the thoughts that run through my head as we scramble up 4th class rock to the summit of Urus Este. We...

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April 18, 2014

Being born and raised in Salt Lake City, Utah, I was never far from the mountains. I grew up with both of my parents working at Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort, which quickly became my second home...

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