Chris grew up in New Hampshire, where he learned to ski and found a love of the mountains. Chris went to college in Colorado before moving to Alta, Utah for a winter in 2005 and he’s worked in Alta every winter since then. Chris has been an Alta ski patroller since 2008 and he also works for the Town of Alta.

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