Snowboarding for 27 yrs. Jason first took to backcountry snowboarding in the mid-1990s. In 2000 with his first summit on Mt. Shasta he started snowboard mountaineering. Jason has been professionally guiding for a decade in the Chugach Mountains of Alaska, the Cascade Volcanoes of the Pacific Northwest and the Sierra Nevada Mountains of California. He is certified as a W.M.I. Wilderness First Responder, AAIRE Level II, and American Mechanized Ski Guide. With his infectious attitude in the Alpine, Jason is defined by his experience and is enthusiastic about sharing the technique of mountaineering in style, that contributes to successful objectives in the mountains.