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Staff

 

Tyler Nicklos 

Position: Shop Attendant/ Trip leader 
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Whitewater Kayaking
Favorite Quote: “ I Quit School because of recess… too many games.” –Riff Raff
Most memorable experience with Mother Nature: Kayaking during a wildfire and having the helicopter pull water from the river right in front of me.
Dream Job: Medic / firefighter
Where do you see yourself in 50 years: Living in new Zealand, being a badass old bro with a pet llama.
Spirit Animal and why it describes you: I am a wolverine because RARRRRRw (Wolverine Noise)

 

Christian Alexander Martin

Position: Trip Leader/Challenge Course Facilitator/Climbing Wall Instructor / Wildcard!
Hometown: Kennewick, WA
Grade: Junior
Goals: Learn as much as possible and pass that knowledge on.
Favorite Food: Fettuccine Alfredo or Freeze Dried Beef Stroganoff, Mac and cheese
Favorite Outdoor Activities: Camping, Hiking, Climbing, Fishing, Canoeing, Cliff Jumping, Mountain Biking,Snowboarding, Soccer, Whitewater Rafting, Kayaking, Skiing I love everything outdoors. I just love "adventuring"
Quote to Live by: "Never stop learning, Never stop adventuring.


Ryan Newby 

Position: Shop Attendant and Trip Lead
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Hunting and backpacking
Favorite Quote: It is a rough road that leads to the heights of greatness - Seneca
Most memorable experience with Mother Nature: Sitting next to a fire and listening to elk bugles throughout the night.
Dream Job: Professional dual-dog trainer
Where do you see yourself in 50 years: Hopefully doing all the same hobbies that do now
Spirit Animal and why it describes you: Tiger, because the quiz said so

 

Missy Smith 

Position: Trip Leader and Shop Attendant
Favorite outdoor activity: Laying in fresh cut grass on a sunny day
Favorite quote: “If people sat outside and looked at the stars each night, I’ll bet they’d live a lot differently.” -Calvin
Mother Nature experience: Summer 2012, Wenatchee River, Graduation Weekend for Raft Guide Training, dump-trucked my entire family including my in-laws into the rapids after hitting the Killer Pillars, everyone survived with a life/death experience. Who wants to go rafting? :)
Dream job: Successful bum traveling the world
In 50 years…. I will be enjoying life.
Spirit animal: Sea turtle. The long lives of sea turtles are simple yet mysterious, easy paced, family oriented, and spent in a water world. That’s happiness.