Matt works as a snowboard guide for Valdez Heli Ski Guides, High Mountain Heli Skiing and Yostmark Backcountry Tours. He has also guided trips on the West Buttress of Denali for Mountain Trip, and has led extended backcountry expeditions throughout Alaska, Colorado, Utah and New Mexico for NOLS and similar outdoor programs. Matt’s experience in the snow was built through personal days splitboarding in the Wasatch and Teton ranges. He is a Wilderness First Responder and has completed Professional Avalanche Level 3 certification, winter weather forecasting training, and the AMGA Ski Guide Course. Matt resides in Victor, ID where he spends all of his free time touring in the Tetons.

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