Nick guides year-round across North America. Based in Utah during the winters Nick stays busy running office operations for one guide service, dispatching and forecasting for another and guiding. On skis he guides alpine touring, snowcat and heli-skiing. During the spring you can find him skiing Cascade volcanoes in the Pacific Northwest before heading to the land of the midnight sun to guide expeditions on Denali, the top of North America. Summertime and early fall means mountaineering and alpine rock climbing in Washington’s beautiful Cascades. With a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies and Biology, Nick is a Wilderness First Responder and pursuing certification as an AMGA (American Mountain Guides Association) Alpine and Ski Guide, he is also pursuant of AAI (American Avalanche Institute) Pro 2 certification; the highest level of formal avalanche education offered in the US and AIARE (American Institute for Avalanche Research and Education) Instructor certification. Nick is also a certified AMGA single pitch rock climbing instructor.