David grew up on a farm in the interior of BC and he has been backcountry skiing, snowmobiling and mountaineering since he was 6 years old. He learned how to ski, mountaineer from his father, a renowned mountaineer with many first ascents in the coast range.
Since 2002 he has been a paramedic, and worked the streets of Vancouver as well as rural BC, with close to 10,000 patients attended to.
Skiing is his passion and he has completed many classic ski trips in BC including the Pemberton Icefield, Pantheon Range and Bugaboos to Roger's Pass traverse. Guiding gives him great satisfaction and he has guided for numerous backcountry ski lodges in the Interior of BC. He works with BC Emergency Health Services as a paramedic and is an active member of Search and Rescue.
David is a Association of Canadian Mountain Guides, (ACMG) Apprentice Ski guide + Hiking Guide, Professional Member of the Canadian Avalanche Association and a licensed Primary Care Paramedic.
He lives with his wife Christina and young son Jack in Silverton BC and tries to ski all year.