Josh Allison


Josh is a Glenwood Springs native who knows the climbing in the Glenwood and Rifle areas as well as anyone, starting his climbing career in 1997 at the young age of 13. He has climbed multiple 5.13 routes in Rifle Mountain Park and is an avid ice and mixed climber in the winter with a number of hard ascents on his resume. Josh is a professional firefighter and paramedic with training and experience in high angle rescue on top of his long climbing experience.

Josh’s favorite climb in Rifle Mountain Park – Sprayathon – If you drive through Rifle most any day of the summer you’re likely to find Josh at the base of the Arsenal.

Josh’s favorite climb to guide in Rifle Mountain Park Final Curtain – A ton of options for this fine ice climb, including The Pleasure Pillar, 100 feet of steep waterfall ice.

Josh’s favorite climb anywhere – Sprayathon – The guy knows what he likes!