Chris Marshall fell in love with skiing during his sojourns to the icy forested slopes of New England's mountains. Fortunately, his love for mountains and powder skiing drew him west. Chris is a Certified AMGA/IFMGA Mountain Guide by the American Mountain Guides Association (AMGA), the highest credential for mountain guiding in the world. He has guided and instructed in the lower 48, Alaska, Canada, the Alps, and Antartica and is psyched to continue worldly mountain pursuits. He holds a professional level 3 avalanche certification from the American Avalanche Institute and is a professional member of the American Avalanche Association. Chris earned a BA in Wilderness Leadership and Geography from Prescott College in 2005, and a MA in Experiential Education in 2011. He worked as an Associate Faculty member in Prescott College’s Adventure Education Program from 2006-2013. Highlights of Chris' personal experience include an expedition funded by the American Alpine Club to the Neacola Mountains in Alaska where the team was successful in establishing numerous first ascents and ski descents.