Current Transportation: Toyota Tundra, VW Golf TDI, Yeti 575, Bombardier 375 Snowcat, 2008 Yamaha Phazer Snowmobile
Core Activities: Rock climbing, backcountry skiing, ski-mountaineering, mountain biking
Non-Core Activities: Eating, dog walking
Favorite Places: Squamish, Valhallas, Zion
My Jam Is: Toro y Moi
I Eat Lots Of: Arugula, hemp hearts, ice cream and cookie sandwiches
Fun Fact: When doing the dishes, most sinks are too low for tall people.
Starting with the rocks and ski slopes of New York, Evan progressed to the ice and backcountry of Vermont for college, and accepted a job with the Utah Avalanche Center in Salt Lake City and Moab. During five years half-based in Utah, he was lucky enough to follow around some of the greats in the avalanche game, and when not on snow, climbed endless towers and splitter cracks in the desert southwest. In the middle of this time he stumbled upon a cute mountain girl from British Columbia and his bigamous love affair with her and her home province began.
Evan is an IFMGA-certified mountain guide, and has spent five years on the board of directors at the American Mountain Guide Association. He and his wife Jasmin run Valhalla Mountain Touring, and look forward to cold smoke every winter and big walls in the summer.
You don't even know it's there, until you realize that the light breeze and cool mist are not chilling you too the bone. It's perfect for cutting the cool temps and light precip out of the equation when you're charging through the hills, and with next-to-no penalty for weight and size, there is no e
Every climber needs a pair of tough, stretchy pants to climb in. These deliver for me. They are also fairly lightweight and not too warm, which is perfect for long trad routes where you don't want to wear shorts.
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