Steve has been leading wilderness trips for over 30 years working for a number of programs including Outward Bound, Higher Rock Wilderness Adventures and NOLS in Alaska, Patagonia, Idaho, and the Bahamas. Steve's expertise includes rock climbing, backpacking, sea kayaking, and backcountry snow travel. A wilderness EMT, Steve wrote his doctoral dissertation on the power the wilderness to transform lives and renew the spirit. Steve loves being with students in the outdoors helping them to discover more strength and ability than they thought they had. He is often heard proclaiming, "This is the best day of my life!"