Patrick grew up skiing in New England and received a B.S. in Ski Resort Management at Lyndon State College. He then moved to Jackson, Wy where he took AAI level 1, 2, & 3 avalanche courses, the winter weather forecasting course and the AMGA’s ski guide’s course. Patrick has worked as a backcounty guide for the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort & winter guide for the Jackson Hole Mountain Guides. He currently resides in SLC, UT where he works as an instructor for AAI and as a heli-ski guide & forecaster for Powderbird Helicopter Skiing.