Ryan joined COBS in 2014 as an Assistant Instructor with the Rocky Mountain Program. Ryan worked for Outward Bound Australia in 2013, and he is thrilled to be combining his OBA experience with a lifetime of exploring the incredible wilderness that his home state has to offer. Ryan is a certified WFR, a Master Educator of Leave No Trace, and has a BA in Outdoor Leadership. During the COBS offseason, Ryan continues to work as an Outdoor Educator with other organizations, and enjoys traveling as much as possible. Ryan loves reading, playing ultimate frisbee with friends, and of course backpacking. Since graduating college in 2011, he has been to seven countries, and can’t wait to add to the list! Seeing how a wilderness experience transforms people is the reason Ryan got into this industry, and it never gets old. On course, Ryan frequently has “Slow and Steady” by Of Monsters and Men stuck in his head.