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Petra Cliffs Staff

Petra Cliffs is proud to have an amazing group of staff members and guides who are committed to improving the quality of our programs, experiences for participants, and the environments in which we play-- the indoor climbing center and outdoor locations. Many of our staff members wear many hats and fulfill many different positions at Petra Cliffs. 


Andrea Charest

Co-Owner & Guide


Steve Charest

Co-Owner & Guide

David Putnam

General Manager


GeneO Desideraggio

Head Routesetter, Coach & Naturalist

John Wright

Assistent Head Routsetter, Coach, Front Desk Staff

Erica Kamerzel

Youth Programs Manager & SumMAT Camp Director

Katie Alfin Johnson

Indoor Program Manager, Instructor

Asha DiMatteo-LePape

Outdoor Porgram Manager

Craig Morrill

Instructor & Coach

Avery Absolon

Front Desk Staff, Friday Night Kids Club

Bill Greenwald

Front Desk Staff, Instructor, Coach

Carter Visicaro

Front Desk Staff, Camp Leader

Cat Weiner

Expedition Leader, Front Desk Staff

Connor North

Front Desk Staff, Instructor, Coach

Ellery Porras

Front Desk Staff, Instructor, Coach 

Emma Haberman

Front Desk Staff, Coach, Friday Night Kids Club

Gab Kautz

Front Desk Staff

Georgia Lambrakis

Front Desk Staff

Justine Goldblatt 

Expedition Leader, Front Desk Staff

Maximilian Goldfarb

Front Desk Staff

Noah Johnson

Expedition & SumMAT Camp Leader, Front Desk Staff,  Coach

Saylor Whitaker

Front Desk Staff, SumMAT Camp Leader

Tabatha Foxwell 

Kayak Specialist, Front Desk Staff

Wyatt Hackett

Front Desk Staff, Instructor

Aidan Halloran

Routesetter, Instructor, Coach

Emily Sancomb


Evan Kirk

Rock, Multi-Pitch, Routesetter

Kristen Fiore

Team Coach & Routesetter 

Reed Tyson

Guide & Routesetter

Thal Kratzke

Routesetter & Boulder Guide

Dylan Thomas

Rock Specialist, Guide, Front Desk Staff, Instructor

Isaac Bernstein

Rock, Ice, Multi-Pitch

Jack Templeton

Rock Guide