Dave grew up in Utah skiing in the Wasatch and surrounding areas. He has worked in avalanche forecasting and education since 2004. In addition to AAI, he currently works as snow safety for Park City Powdercats and Heliski and as a ski patroller at Brighton Ski Resort. He is a professional member of AAA . He works as a biologist in the summer and enjoys riding bikes and being on the river with his family.

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