Brett Baekey

A year-round guide at Apex Mountain School, Brett excels in settings from the snow and ice of alpine mountaineering to sandy desert towers. Hailing from the East Coast, Brett jumps at opportunities to continue learning and growing and calls the Vail Valley home now.

His favorite food is sushi, he has a dog named Leo, and his favorite pastime is alpine climbing. In his free time, Brett can be found exploring the trails of Vail with his girlfriend, reading, and hanging out with friends. Brett is:


  • AMGA Single Pitch Instructor
  • AMGA Rock Guide Course
  • AIARE Level 1
  • AIARE Level 2
  • Wilderness First Responder