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SENDER ONE instructors




Kody Shutt

Started Climbing: 2005
Favorite climbing style: Jugs. They make climbing a lot easier.
Where do you like to climb? Sender One is pretty cool.
Favorite device to use for climbing: Rock climbing shoes
Scariest moment: When Brian almost crashed the boom lift.
Climbing pet peeve: Unwanted beta spray
Pet peeves (in general): Filling out questionnaires
Favorite guilty pleasure: Watching Kris fall off my boulders.
Hobby outside of climbing: Being outside.




Jerry Sea


Started climbing (year): 2010
Favorite climbing style: Every style of climbing... bouldering
Where do you like to climb? The Sierras
Favorite device to use for climbing: GriGri I
Scariest moment: That one time when Jason didn't belay me... man was it sketchy.
Climbing pet peeve: Grades
Pet peeves (in general): People who don't clean after themselves.
Favorite guilty pleasure: sour beer
Hobby outside of climbing: Listening and playing music.


Melanie Locke

Started climbing (year): 2005
Favorite climbing style: Overhang
Where do you like to climb? Red River Gorge, KY for sport. Seneca, WV for trad. Hueco Tanks, TX for bouldering.
Favorite device to use for climbing: Stick clip 🙂
Scariest moment: Bailing off of a climb after dark in Cochise Stronghold.
Climbing pet peeve: people who let go of their brake hand while belaying with a grigri
Pet peeves (in general): People who don't signal when driving.
Favorite guilty pleasure: Ramen (the real stuff)
Hobby outside of climbing: Binge watching a TV series

Felix Mares
Started climbing (year): 2011
Favorite climbing style: lead, balance based moves
Where do you like to climb? Joshua Tree
Favorite device to use for climbing: I have grown fond of a climbing rope when I lead
Scariest moment: seeing a compound fracture while bouldering
Climbing pet peeve: bad belayers
Pet peeves (in general): People who throw trash out of their car.
Favorite guilty pleasure: Hot Cheetos
Hobby outside of climbing: Besides napping? Motorcycles

Jason Cummings
Started climbing (year): 2012
Favorite climbing style: sport climbing -technical, balancey, face climbing! And the occasional offwidth
Where do you like to climb? Right now I'm climbing in Holcomb every chance I get. The rock quality is great and the routes are some of the best around.
Favorite device to use for climbing: Petzle Connect Adjust
Scariest moment: Around when I first started climbing, I got to the top of a route and asked for a "take". My know got pulled through the hardpoint and came untied a bit. My buddy had to walk me through how to anchor directly in from the ground verbally. I untied my knot and re-tied it, 60ft from the deck. Scary at the time.
Climbing pet peeve: People who lower off the anchors outside.
Pet peeves (in general): Animals dressed as humans! (Friends, anyone?)
Favorite guilty pleasure: Friends!
Hobby outside of climbing: My dog Loki! And books...


Sender One Climbing, Los Angeles
11220 Hindry Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90045


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Monday - Friday : 6 am - 11 pm
Saturday : 8 am - 10 pm
Sunday : 8 am - 8 pm

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Saturday - Sunday : 9:30 am - 6:30 pm



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