About Timberline Biking and Hiking Trips
Meet some of our Guides.....
Carol and Dick
Years guiding: 31
Hobbies: Hanging with the Grand Kids
What will you take with you guiding this season: Each other
Favorite Timberline trip: Alaska. I am looking forward to the San Juan Alpiner and the Grand Canyon hike.
Years guiding: 16
I love guiding because of my passion fo the outdoors, movement and meeting happy wonderful people.
Hobbies: Cycling and hiking
What will you take with you guiding this season: I will take my spirit of adventure on every trip!
Most extreme sport: Riding my bike cross country in 50 days
Favorite hike/bike trip: It is hard to beat the Grand Canyon, but Glacier./Waterton is a close 2nd
Years as a Timberline Guide? 3
What experience do you bring to guiding: I have hiked and biclyed extensively and led tours with friends all over North America and Internationally.
Favorite place to visit: Alaska
Favorite hobbie: Photography
Timberline 2013 Trip would you most like to go on: The Columbia River Gorge Hike (One of National Geographic's Top 50)
What advice would you give a NEW customer on a Timberline Tour? Take time to enjoy the moement and appreciate the locaiton you are in
What will you take with you on each trip you guide this year? A sense of wonder, awe and amazement!
Favorite Timberline Trip: Cycling Glacier and hiking the Grand Canyon
Years guiding: 21
Hobbies: Hiking, skiing, mountain biking and gardening
What will you take with you on each trip you guide this year? A good attitude, a sense of adventure and a camera!
Advice? Prepare, so you can just relax and enjoy...
What trip to do in 2013? Any to get me out of the office!! Haha, just kidding. Point Reyes sounds beautiful. As well as any in Colorado... Oh wait! New Mexico too... Oh, and of course the Grand Canyon.
Favorite food: Vegetables
Favorite movie: The Princess Bride
Favorite Timberline trip: A bike/hike Custom Oregon trip from Portland to Hood River and then to Timberline Lodge.
Hobbies: Running, biking, hiking, reading, hanging with puppies, and friends and photography
Favorite food: Pizza
Hobbies: Biking, music and hanging with my puppies
Pets: 2 dogs; Sadie (4y/o) and Bowie (2.5 y/o)
Favorite bike trip: San Juan Mountain of Colorado
Favorite hiking trip: Great Smokey Mountains
Favorite movie: Indiana Jones
Pets: Fenway and Ellsbury (standard poodles and Prince the cat)
What will you take with you on each trip you guide this year? ipad
Advice for customers on a Timberline trip: Take advantage of the location you are in and explore!
Favorite bike trip: SanJuans Mountains of Colorado, the San Juan Islands of WA and the bike ride around Rainer!.
Favorite hike trip: Grand Canyon!
Favorite movie: Mama Mia
Favorite hobbies: painting, hiking and biking
Advise for customers on a Timberlne trip: Relax and have fun!
What will you take with you on each trip you guide this year? A spirit for adventure! Plus water, sunscreen, sun glasses, chap stick!
Favorite hike or bike trip: Hiking Yellowstone, Biking the Rogue River Rambler
Favorite movie: Field of Dreams
Wild animal seen most recently: Javelina
Favorite color: Purple
Timberline trip most want to go on: Glacier
Advice for customer on a trip: Be flexible
Number of years with Timberline: 11
Favorite songs: Over the Rainbow, It's a wonderful life, Isreal Kamakawiwo'ole
Wild animal most recently seen: Chickens (on Kauai!)
Pet: ZWIGGIE-Cinnamon colored teddy bear
Hobbie: Assembling huge jigsaw puzzles (13,600 pieces largest yet)
Nickname: "one who accepts all leftowvers" or "designated eater"
Favorite song: Great balls of fire by Jerry Lee Lewis
Best book you have read this year: Hunger Games
Favorite hobbie: People watching
Most extreme sport: Aerobatic flying to ultra running
Advice you would give Timberline customers: Be nice to your guides
Favorite Timberlnehiking and biking trip: Hiking Zions, Angels Lnading and biking New Mexico Classic
Years guiding for Timberline; 5
Favorite movie: Out of Africa, The Usual Suspects
Wild animal seen most recently: Fox, and bald eagle
Favorite food: Ice Cream
Favorite place to visit; Grand Canyon
What will you take with you on each trip you guide this year: A sense of adventure
Number of years guiding with Timberline: 14 years
Most exciting wildlife: Seeing a Cougar cross the road in Walteron, AB
Favorite food: Kakawa Chocolate from Sante Fe or BBQ anything
Hobbies: Drawing and painting
Extreme sports: Ice and rock climbing, 1680 mile self support tour of NM to BC, Hele skiing and trail running
Number of years guiding with Timberline: 3, althought, I'm a 20 year customer
Favorite food: I eat to ride and ride to eat! I really do love fresh salmon, but in my daily life I thrive on popcorn and bread.
Favorite movie: Groudhog Day, very funny with the underlying message that the positive things you do for people make all the difference.
Favorite Timberline trip: Without a doubt, last years biking Odyssey in the Canadian Maritmes.
Hobbies: Photography, reading, exploring new places and favorite old places like Utah's canyon country.
What you will take with you on each trip you guide this summer: Too many cameras and lenses, just ask anyone who's picked up that bag.
Pets: Currently 2 cats, and fostering 2 other young cats from the Summit County Animal Shelter, where I spend a lot of time volunteering.
Number of years guiding with Timberline: 2
What experience's do you bring to guiding: Five years as a bike mechanic and several multiple self-supported cycling tours
Please list your favorite places to visit: Anywhere in the mountains
What are your favorite hobbies: Classical guitar
Which of the Timberline Trips in 2013 would you most like to go on?Natchez Trace National Park
What advice would you give a NEW customer on a Timberline Tour? Don't think...just order dessert!
What will you take with you on each trip you guide this year? My camera
What experience's do you bring to guiding: I have experience as a leader of the Outdoor club, a high school organization that led kids on ski, bike, rafting and hiking trips around Colorado.
Please list your favorite places to visit: Although I love to travel overseas and experience adventure and culture in other countries and have even lived in Australia for a year, I still love being in the Rocky Mountains.
What are your favorite hobbies: Skiing, hiking, biking, fly-fishing, golfing and SCUBA
Which of the Timberline Trips in 2013 would you most like to go on? Glacier NP, Yosemite NP and the Canadian Rockies
What advice would you give a NEW customer on a Timberline Tour? My advice to new customers AND guides is to "focus on the journey and not the destination."
What will you take with you on each trip you guide this year? My camera and notebook
Years guiding: 5
Most recent wildlife sighting: Red fox and a herd of elk!
Hobbies: Hiking, (while identifying wildflowers and taking pictures), cycling, reading, skiing (downhill and xcountry), snowshoe, swim, and any other outdoor adventures I can find time for.
Favorite Timberline trip: The one I'm on (really). Love to meet new guests and reacquainting with vets I've met on past tours. A few highlights: Riding around Carter Lake and flourless chocolate cake overlooking the lake (Rogue River Rambler); the breathtaking, enormous mountains in Canada, incredible views hiking and biking; the stillness, tranquility of Capitol Reef/Escalante hikes; the best of both, hiker-biker in Glacier/Waterton
Things I will take with me this season while guiding: Sense of adventure (it is Timberline Adventures!), sunscreen and snacks
What experiences do you bring to guiding: 26 yesrs in 6 National Parks working as a National Park Ranger, most recently in Rocky Mountain National Park.
Which of the 2013 Timberline Tours would you like to go on?: Hiking trip in Hawaii
Hobbies: Fly Fishing
What advice would you give a Timberline customer? Enjoy every moment!
What will you take with you on each trip you guide this year? A sense of adventure!
We look forward to enjoying time with you on a Timberline Trip this year!