Design Projects

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Avant Climbing Innovations

Designer and owner of Avant Climbing Innovations, an online store of unique products designed for core rock climbers, including specialized items for hard trad climbing, modern multipitch tactics, and redpoint rope soloing. From top rope solo neck lanyards to anti-crossload protectors, our gear is crafted to enhance your climbing experience.

DIY mini portaledge for multipitch projecting comfort. My version, based on the D4 Minime bullet joiner design, features a 2'x3' platform at only 3lbs! 

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A cinch top stuff sack with a zippered phone pocket that slides on your chalk bag strap

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Inventor of the C4 Trigger Keeper

While working at Black Diamond I invented and validated the wireform trigger keepers to hold large cams retracted while racked. 

Payload Bike Trailer

DIY burly bike trailer for heavy duty cargo needs


Designed, fabricated, and shredded my personal take on the "snowbike". Novel features include a matched "ride height" (pedal to handlebar height) to the standard BMX bike.