Sam Bendroth and Ted Teegarden

Ted Teegarden

Ted Teegarden is Director of Outdoor Education and Assistant Dean of Students at the White Mountain School, as well as a Teaching Lecturer in Adventure Education at Plymouth State University.  In October Ted guided a week long rock climbing and geology of the Eastern Sierra Nevada Mountains trip.

Certifications

  • AMGA Certified Rock Instructor
  • AMGA Single Pitch Provider
  • AMGA Apprentice Alpine Guide
  • ACA Swift Water Rescue
  • AIARE Level 2
  • Leave No Trace – Master Educator
  • Wilderness First Responder
  • CPR / AED
  • Course Taught in Adventure Education
  • AP3810 – Alpine Mountaineering

Ted on Dracula

Sam Bendroth

Sam has been climbing for 21 years with a wide range of experiences: rock climbing, ice climbing and alpine expeditions all find themselves comfortably ensconced in his CV.  He has put up new routes locally and internationally, and been guiding in the MWV for over a decade.  A member of MRS (Mountain Rescue Service) and a board member of FOTL (Friends of the Ledges) and a DMM athlete.

Climbing Highlights and Certifications

  • 2nd ascent of Cerberus 5.13a – Cathedral Ledge, NH
  • Unemployment Line M9 at Toko Crag – Madison, NH
  • FA Betrayer of Hope V 5.12 Blow ME Down, Newfoundland, Canada
  • FA Winged Eel Fingerling 5.12d – Woodchuck Ledge, NH
  • First integral ascent of Gardens of the Galaxy (5.11c A0, 26 pitches), Cochamó, Chile
  • Wilderness First Responder
  • BS in Adventure Recreation from Green Mountain College
  • 2008 AMGA Rock Instructor Course

Sam is on the right.