As a native of Washington State, Aaron was introduced to the outdoors at an early age by his parents, who often took him and his younger sister skiing, backpacking, and boating. He attended the University of Puget Sound, where he graduated with a degree in International Political Economy. Aaron has guided well over a 100 trips on Mt. Rainier, several trips to Alaska, Antartica, South America, and the Himalaya including Mt. Everest. His passion is for ski mountaineering and he has numerous first and second descents in Washington and Alaska. He lives in Enumclaw, WA, but does not like horses.
Aaron is an IFMGA/UIAGM Licensed Guide.