Mr. Tague was raised in the grass roots climbing community of Bend,OR. His up bringing was that of "put up or shut up".Which was helped forged by his mentors Brooke Sandahl,Jason Karn and Larry Brumwell. As a teenager Aaron opted out of high school dances and pep rallies. Instead choosing to spend his time training and traveling the world climbing. Today, Aaron resides in sunny Los Angeles, where he continues to peruse his love of climbing and adventure.