Our Guides


Madeline Fones, Operations

Madeline loves a good adventure. Shortly after graduating from St. Lawrence University with a bachelor's degree in Conservation Biology and Outdoor Studies, she migrated to Colorado to ski and be in the mountains. She made the Roaring Fork Valley her home in 2013, moved to the Roaring Fork Valley in 2013 and joined as AAG's Operations Manager in Fall of 2015.


Manasseh Franklin, Leave the Boys Behind Programming 

Manasseh grew up among the forests and farmlands of Pennsylvania but calls the West home. She joined AAG in 2009 as a rock guide and has since evolved into web writer, marketing coordinator and Leave the Boys Behind programer. She enjoys all activities alpine, and loves to share the experience of the mountains with others.

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Jordie Karlinski, Guide

Aspen native Jordie Karlinski started snowboarding at age 7 and hasn’t stopped since. She’s been a member of the US Snowboard Slopestyle Team and US Boardercross Team, and has competed in the XGames, World Cup and more. She loves to ride on piste and off, and is stoked to share her mountain passion with other ladies.