Steve is the owner of Vermont Adventure Tours, and the Green Mountain Rock Climbing Center in Rutland. He is a passionate outdoorsman, who has been climbing since 1985.
A few highlights from his extensive twenty-two year military career include:
• 11 years International Experience as a lead instructor in the United States Military’s Mountaineering School
• 5 years Military EMT Paramedic---2 years Special Operations (SAPPER)
• 2 Years Drill Sargent
• 1 year Drill Sargent School Instructor
• 1 year Senior Leadership School Instructor
Since retiring from the military he has continued to inform and lead in the civilian world not only as a guide, but as an educator of numerous subjects:
• SOLO Wilderness Medicine Instructor
• American Heart Association First Aid Instructor
• Adjunct Professor of Outdoor Education and Recreation Minor at Castleton University
• Master Team Building Coordinator
• Former Adventure Director at Rutland Mental Health
• Adventure Fitness Physical Education teacher for Stafford Technical Center
When he's not teaching in the classroom or on Zoom, you can usually find him off on some memorable adventure with his grandchildren.