Emily Mannisto

Portland, OR


Before moving to the Pacific Northwest, I grew up on Long Island (New York) and didn't know anything about the outdoors. After completing my thru-hike of the Pacific Crest Trail in 2014, I now spend any free time I have climbing mountains, hiking trails, cragging, cliff jumping, ice climbing, and skiing. I'm an adrenaline junkie, but also a meticulous packer and careful planner. I'm down for… Read More

Services Offered


I can prepare you with the skills and tips necessary for a multi-day backpacking / climbing trip

I have thru-hiked over 2,500 miles on the Pacific Crest Trail from Mexico to Canada and have summited several prominent peaks in the North Cascades, including Mount Shuksan, Mount Adams, Ingalls Peak, and Black Peak. I am a confident lead climber and have led both trad and sport routes. I love planning extensive adventures, but also enjoy shorter trips and can help you plan day hikes as well!

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Other Skills

outdoor climbing

I can show you the basics of climbing outdoors, belaying,…


planning an alpine climb

How to plan a multi-day alpine climb, what you'll need to…


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I am building a WordPress website and would like help making basic edits with… Read More
Can pay: $20

Member References

“Emily is a really great person. I highly recommend booking a… Read More
on Backpacking

Feb 16, 2017 7:38 PM

“Emily's passion for and knowledge of climbing is amazing. She's also a… Read More
on outdoor climbing

Dec 6, 2016 1:49 AM

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