Kevin grew up in Wisconsin and with his upbrining in the Northwoods soon had the urge to move out West into the big mountains. After working in the ski industry and a instructor, patroller, then guide he moved into avalanche education. Where he now instructs AIARE L I and II with his level III certification. Kevin also guides rock, ice, and whitewater. He has two beautiful future little rippers as well as a wife who ripps.