Passions: COLD places, Exploring, Mountaineering, Mountain Biking, Camping
Collaboration: UCO Gear Tester, Athlete and Advocate
Polar adventurer, expedition guide, dog musher, mountain biker, weekend warrior, public speaker, educator, husband, father … Eric is a very active man!
He has spent the past 20 years of his life traveling in some of the most remote and wild places left on earth. In 2006, Eric completed the first ever summer expedition to the North Pole. In 2010, he successfully reached reached the South Pole, North Pole and top of Mt. Everest in a 365-day period. In 2014, Eric and companion Ryan Waters reached the geographic North Pole, completing their nearly 500 mile unsupported and unaided 'Last North' expedition in just 53 days which was recently featured in a self-shot Animal Planet documentary. More recently, Eric and Ryan also accomplished a 'first ascent' of Jabou Ri, a 6,000 meter peak in the remote Rolwaling Valley of Nepal.
Eric has summited Mt. McKinley, ridden his bike across the United States, been a backcountry ranger in Alaska and a white water canoe guide in Colorado. As an educator, Eric strives to connect people to places and issues. As a photographer, he likes to take pictures of cool gear in awesome places.
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