Alex grew up in Salem, Oregon where he developed an early love and enthusiasm for spending life in the outdoors. Alex first started guiding river trips during the spring of 2011 in Colorado. He attended the University of Denver where he earned a bachelor’s degree in sociology and psychology. During the winter months, Alex works as a ski patroller and EMT at the Yellowstone Club Mountain Resort in Big Sky, Montana. While not working, Alex seeks out fun times and adventure as he pursues his passions of boating and skiing in wild places.