Raised in Montana, Dallan has over a decade of experience in outdoor recreation, including hiking, camping, rock climbing, whitewater rafting, horse backpacking, snowshoeing, skiing, and fly fishing, to name a few. Dallan earned his master’s degree in Sports Administration from the University of Nebraska and his Bachelor of Science in Outdoor Education from Colorado State University, both of which fed his passion for the outdoors while building his background in education and leadership.
As an outdoor enthusiast, Dallan has explored national parks around the country, with Glacier, Grand Canyon, and Bryce among his favorites. To date, Dallan has guided trips in most national parks across the Western United States, and some areas of the Canadian Rockies. His major accomplishments include spending more than 370 days in the bottom of the Grand Canyon in the last 4 years, guiding and hiking some of the least populated trails; climbing eight “fourteeners” throughout Colorado and Mount Whitney in California; backpacking and hiking through most of Yosemite including doing Half Dome over a dozen times; cycling over 400 miles across Montana; and river rafting in five states. Dallan is Leave No Trace certified, a Wilderness First Responder, has a Wilderness Education Association Certificate to train leaders in the outdoors, CPR certified, and is certified in Commercial Standard Food Handling. In his free time, he likes to spend time with his wife and kids, golf, cycle, trail run, and discover the best food in every new area to which he travels. As an avid outdoorsman, Dallan looks forward to sharing his knowledge and experience with you to create a lasting memory.