Zach grew up loving the outdoors first as an Eagle Scout and later as a backpacker and kayaker. He began his illustrious career as a river guide during graduate school at Stanford University while studying mechanical engineering. After four years as a teacher, he traveled for a while and decided to make a career as a river guide and outfitter. Traveling the world via rivers, Zach has explored the far reaches of the globe in search of stunning wilderness locations.
Words to live by: "May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. May your mountains rise into and above the clouds." -Edward Abbey