Niels was raised in Chicago and at a young age found his love for the mountains in the Wind River Range of Wyoming. With a need to explore new places, he lived and worked all across the U.S. and France. He graduated from Prescott College in 2013 with a degree in Environmental Studies and Adventure Education and went on to work as a ski guide in Idaho. Niels spent three summers guiding rock and alpine climbs in the North Cascades but now lives full time in Ketchum, Idaho. Niels has his Avalanche Level 3 and Wilderness Emergency Medical Technician certifications. He is pursuing AMGA Ski and Alpine certifications.
Climbing & Ski Guide