Alex Sargent is Sunrise Mountain Guides' "lead guide" and has always enjoyed the outdoors. Alex has been climbing and skiing for most of his life. The native Vermonter has traveled around the world for adventure and outdoor experiences and enjoys sharing his passion with others. His love for Vermont and adventure has helped him to discover some of the best climbing and outdoor experiences in the state. Alex's many accomplishments include multiple first ascents of rock and ice climbing in the Smugglers' Notch area.
Alex served 26 years as an instructor and leader in the United States Army Mountain Warfare School. There he gained extensive training and experience to teach and guide in the mountains. He is also an American Mountain Guide Certified Rock Instructor. Alex has climbed all over the world. Extensively in North and South America, Europe, Africa, and Asia. He is also an avid adventure racer and runner when not in the mountains. He and his wife Elizabeth, have shared in many of his adventures, as well as their two children who also enjoy the mountain adventure lifestyle.