I discovered my passion for the outdoors from a very young age. As a child, I was wildly excited by nature. From building forts to climbing the tallest trees I could find, it was always deep inside my soul to be one with the earth.
I look back and laugh at how obvious it always was that my life’s work would be within the wilderness, but if you had asked me five years ago what I thought I’d be doing today, I would have had a very different answer.
People always talk about how children are the purest form of themselves and how the world we live in teaches us to push away that truth of who we are. So, as I was molded by my world and the people around me, I got further away from myself each year I grew older.