I fell in love with the outdoors at a very young age when I lived with my grandparents. I would always runaway with my dog Lucky for hours in the woods and go exploring (usually when my Pap fell asleep haha). My Mother however did not like that! I think the Discovery Channel also contributed to my love for nature. My Pap always watched, so I watched very little cartoons. As I got older I moved to the town of Summerhill and mastered the art of trout fishing. I fished probably 4 days every week in the summer. During my high school years my family moved out of town into rural farmland in Sidman. Through out those years I didn’t do much adventuring due to sports. My backpacking and camping love came into play in my college years. It became a full blown addiction that will never go away and I’m fine with that! I’ve gone on many day hikes all over PA. I know of a few cool secret spots that I have found on my travels. I’ve also done the LHHT 1 time from end to end in August 2016 and I did from Ohiopyle to the 7Springs in October 2015 and in May 2017 we planned on doing a through hike but only made it from Johnstown to 7Springs due to a friend of mine having the worst blisters I have ever seen! Recently I bought a new mountain bike and that has allowed me to see more awesome stuff! But in conclusion I’m a caring, patient, kind, nature loving individual! I’m excited to be apart of this team! Let’s inspire/educate some people and get them outside!
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