Jake grew up in Northern California and has since spent the majority of his days in the mountains of Colorado and the Tetons. A passion for ski mountaineering has taken him to the Alaska Range and the Chilean Andes. Jake enjoys adventurous new objectives and likes to spend time in all types of terrain from pure rock climbs to long alpine endeavors. He is AIARE 2 certified and a Wilderness First Responder. Jake has completed rock and ski guide courses through the AMGA.