Alex has been a professional outdoor educator for more than 10 years. He has worked trips from Alaska to Florida, but has called the front range of Colorado home since 2011. Originally from Vermont, Alex has spent his adult life traveling around the west climbing rocks and worked` for a wide variety of outdoor companies and agencies. He is a certified Wilderness First Responder, and has lead trips in conservation work, canoeing, kayaking, SUPing, rock climbing, mountain biking and has more than 365 days sleeping under the stars guiding backpacking trips. His free time these days is spent exploring Colorado with his daughter: be that hiking, swimming, or sampling the growing organic, free-range, grass feed, non-GMO, gluten free sarsaparilla market.