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Setter Bios

Jackie Hueftle by Courtney Sanders

Jackie Hueftle

Hometown: Reno
Hobby: Writing
Music: Grimes, Bad Religion
Vacation: Climbing
Quote: The mere act of opening the box will determine the state of the cat, although in this case there were three determinate states the cat could be in: Alive, Dead, and Bloody Furious. ~ Terry Pratchett
Movie: City of God
Book: Sweet Thursday
Climbing since: 1998


Connor Griffith

Hometown: Santa Rosa, CA
Hobby: Reddit. Not proud of this.
Music: Yes. Most likely listening to it right now.
Vacation: Romania. Someday.
Quote: “!” -Danny Ciavarro
Movie: Anything with Morgan Freeman.
Book: Scary Stories to Read in the Dark
Climbing since: April 12th, 2005. 5:53 pm.


Danny Ciavarro

Hometown: Rochester Hills, MI
Hobby: Climbing, beer, road biking
Music: Yes
Climbing since: 1997


Jay Jay Jeffery

Hometown: Huntington Beach, CA
Hobby: Playing Bass, Sailing, Roadtripping, Learning New Things
Music: Funk
Vacation: Sailing from the gulf coast to the tip of South America
Quote: “I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference…” – Robert Frost
Movie: The Men Who Stare at Goats
Book: The Music Lesson by Victor Wooten and The Celestine Prophecies
Climbing since: 2005


Ian Dory

Hometown: Fort Collins
Hobby: bow hunting
Music: all kinds
Vacation: surfing
Quote: what we do in this life echoes in eternity
Movie: top gun
Book: gun fight
Climbing since: birth

Joel Zerr

Joel Zerr

Hometown: Reno, NV
Hobby: Photography, Videography, Reading. Although It’s not a hobby I’m also an RN working in an emergency department.
Music: Blues, classic rock, 80s, hip hop, dance, too much to list really. I like most music except country and dub step.
Vacation: Mallorca, Spain is at the top of my list!
Quote: “Never memorize something that you can look up.” -Albert Einstein
Movie: The Departed
Book: Shantaram by Gregory David Roberts
Climbing since: 1999


Jake Novotny

Hometown: Lake Tahoe, CA
Hobby: fly fishing, biking, skateboarding
Music: soul, old R&B, funk
Vacation: Fontainebleau
Movie: Reservoir Dogs
Book: Huckleberry Finn
Climbing since: 2008


Lily Cornett

Hometown: Navy Brat – I’ve spent most of my life in Southern California, Japan, Maryland, and Colorado.
Hobbies: Reading best-of-craiglist, running, exploring, getting to know people, beer, cruising on bikes, and “tiny living,” which is basically tidying up the minivan.
Music: Electronic and folk mainly. Is NPR music?
Vacation: Sport climbing in Spain for a season.
Quote: “There is no discovery without risk and what you risk reveals what you value.” - Jeannete Winterson
Book: 9 out of 10 Climbers Make the Same Mistake by Dave Macleoud, non-climbing book: The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera.
Climbing since: 2008