Adrian Hurst has been recreationally climbing since 1991 and has a passion for sharing his love of climbing with others especially with youth. Adrian first came to North Carolina professionally in 2002 when he began working for the North Carolina Outward Bound School as a Climbing Specialist and Instructor. Adrian continues to enjoy working with the NCOBS community at Table Rock and Cedar Rock. He currently is a Certified Single Pitch Instructor with the American Mountain Guides Association and maintains his Wilderness First Responder Certification which he has maintained since 2001. Adrian is a team and board member with the Appalachian Mountain Rescue Team and was honored to take part in the teams three examination sessions to become the first team in the Southeast to be fully credentialed by the Mountain Rescue Association. In addition to his professional climbing instruction experience Adrian works in the public schools as a School Psychologist. Adrian’s climbing journeys have included alpine routes in the Wind River Range and Grand Teton National Park, mountaineering in California, Washington as well as Alaska. Internationally he has climbed in Squamish British Columbia, Thailand, and France. He completed the AMGA Rock Guide Course in the Fall of 2018.
Michael Todd Mullenix (Todd) is a nationally registered Paramedic and a North Carolina EMS Instructor.
He is a founding member and Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Appalachian Mountain Rescue Team which specializes in climbing rescue as the only Mountain Rescue Association regular member team in the Southeast.
Todd grew up in the North Cascades then spent seven years as an Airborne Infantryman.
Todd has participated in American Mountain Guides Association trainings and examinations since 2007 and is a certified Single Pitch Instructor Apprentice Rock Guide.
He started Rescue Climber Mountain Guides to share his love of climbing, emergency medicine and rescue.