Nikki Smith has been a climber and outdoor photographer for almost 20 years now and has worked for nearly all the major climbing companies at some point. Nikki is an all around climber with more than 200 first ascents in Utah, Idaho, Wyoming, and Mongolia. She has climbed all over the US and in 14 other countries and is the author of five guidebooks on rock and ice climbing in Utah with a few more on the way. In addition to an impressive career in the Outdoor Industry, Nikki has written articles for Rock & Ice, Alpinist, Deadpoint, Urban Climber, The American Alpine Journal and other climbing publications. Nikki comes to the Fest via our good friends at Grivel.