Josh earned a master’s degree in Adventure Education from Prescott College and a bachelor’s degree in Social Psychology from Northern Arizona University and is a full-time guide for EXP Journeys. He has been guiding and instructing clients around the world for the past 25 years. Having spent his life exploring Arizona and Utah, Josh has extensive knowledge of the national parks and particularly the Grand Canyon. His specialties include technical rope work including rock climbing, rappelling, and canyoneering, as well as water-based adventures.
Josh has traveled down the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon many times (24 trips in total). He has also completed many personal adventure trips including a solo 2,100-mile off-road mountain bike tour from Colorado to Canada in 54 days. Having worked in the field of recreation for the last two decades, Josh is an expert in Lake Powell as well as Southwest human history. He specializes in flora and fauna of the North Rim of the Grand Canyon and the desert climate of the Southwest. Josh’s fresh and creative adventure programs have earned him numerous awards and teaching positions. Josh is also a certified CPR and First Aid instructor for the American Health and Safety Institute.