Todd has been rock and alpine climbing since moving to Colorado. Originally from the Hill Country, near San Antonio, Texas, Todd moved to Colorado in 1996. He has trained at the highest levels with IFMGA guides in both rock and alpine AMGA courses, and his favorite climbing locales include the Utah desert, High Sierra, Red Rocks, Rocky Mountain National Park and the Tetons. Internationally he has climbed in Mexico, Peru, Argentina, and Brazil. A recent highlight to his climbing passion includes passing his AMGA Rock Instructor Exam.
With a background as an engineer and wildlife biologist, Todd applies a thoughtful approach to guiding and earns high marks for fostering safety and skills development in his clients. He offers an ecological based approach to his time spent in the wild. Todd's winters are spent teaching skiing and snowboarding with the Aspen Ski Company, based on Aspen Mountain (Ajax). Todd is passionate about travel and enjoys birding, backcountry skiing, and dreaming about floating on more rivers.