Joe Puryear

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Gender MALE
Occupation Alpinist
Location Leavenworth, Washington, United States
Introduction Joe grew up climbing in the Cascade Range of Washington. Joe's climbing career has taken him around the world to such places as the Nepal, China, Patagonia, Mexico, the Andes, the Alps, Africa, and the Canadian Rockies. Most recently he has been making been making first peak ascents of major Himalayan summits, with seven to his credit so far. Over the last 15 years he has also climbed extensively in Alaska and has written a guidebook to the Alaska Range called Alaska Climbing. Joe resides in Leavenworth, Washington with his wife Michelle.