Andy Dorais

Andy is applying rando racing techniques and equipment in an effort to move fast and efficiently in the Wasatch mountains around his home and iconic ranges of North America.

  • Andy Dorais is a ski mountaineer based out of Salt Lake City. He is applying rando racing techniques and equipment in an effort to move fast and efficiently in the Wasatch mountains around his home as well as throughout the iconic ranges of North America. He currently co-holds the record for the fastest time to ski the Grand Teton and Mount Rainier.

    When not skiing, Andy can be found running or climbing, relaxing with his family, or working in the ER where he is undergoing training to one day be a contributing member to society.

    Ski Highlights include:
    Grand Teton Speed Record, 5:17
    Mount Rainier Speed Record, 5:00:57
    WURLOS (Wasatch Ultimate Ridge Linkup on Skis)
    Oquirrh Traverse in a day (40 mile ridge traverse above SLC)
    The “Hulk Hogum” (8 classic steep lines in the Wasatch in a day)
    The Lars Line (a first descent into Lone Peak Cirque)
    Multiple Top Ten Finishes at US/NA Ski Mountaineering Championships

    Running/Climbing Highlights:
    The Salt Lake Skyline: A pioneering 65 mile effort to summit every major peak on the SLC skyline.
    Gannett Peak Speed Record to Summit: 6:30, as well as the fastest known time round trip from the standard Elkhart trailhead.v The Grand Canyon, Rim to Rim to Rim
    El Capitan: The Nose, Lurking Fear, Double Direct
    Zion Big Walls: Lunar Ecstasy, Prodigal Son, One day link up of NE Butt Angel’s Landing and Touchstone.
    The Grand Traverse: Teton Range
    The Black Ice Couloir/OS to summit: Grand Teton
    Desert Towers: One day enchainment of Sister Superior, the Rectory, and Castleton Towers

    Website: www.slcsherpa.blogspot.com