Bishop, California based climber, backpacker, and photographer. After over eight years in the U.S. Navy, he sold everything and moved into an RV. His wife, Melanie, and two Siberian huskies, Rainn and Storm, keep him company. He has a B.S. in Nuclear Engineering Technology and is currently enrolled in the Electrical Engineering program at Arizona State University (online). In 2017, he thru-hiked the 2,650 mile Pacific Crest Trail, connecting steps from Mexico to Canada in one of the most difficult years in the trail's history.