Staff and Route Setter Profiles
The Front is proud to have a talented, diverse, and knowledgeable staff. Look below to find the answers to all of those juicy questions you've always wanted to ask but were too shy.
Our routes are as unique and diverse as the people who set them. Check out the staff stats to gain a deeper insight into your bouldering experience at The Front. Setters' initials are labeled on the tape next to the starting hold of each problem.
Annie Trujillo - Gym Manager
What is your history with The Front Climbing Club? And what do you do now? I moved to Salt Lake in the Spring on 2011 and have basically worked here ever since, as a route setter, graphic designer and front desk staff. I have now been managing the gym since the winter of 2012/13.
Where's your home town? I grew up in the Bay Area and lived in Bishop, Ca for 6 years before moving to Salt Lake.
What got you into climbing? I took a summer camp when I was 11 and haven't stopped climbing since.
Where is your favorite climbing area? Yosemite, Needles, Ca, Indian Creek, and the Sierra Nevada.
Where is your dream climbing trip? Squamish, Baffin Island, Cirque of the Unclimbables to name a few.
Turn Ons? Tidy rope management, dialed avalanche decision making skills, an IRA, and The Psyche.
Turn Offs? Thinking about, shopping for, cooking, and having to eat food. Spraying, whole foods, consumerism, and the inversion.
The Front Climbing Club
1450 South 400 West
Salt Lake City, Utah, USA