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 Expert  724572

Expert in Outdoor Recreation, Horses, Cattle, Ranching, Emergency Medicine, Wilderness Medicine

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Colorado (CO)
Education Work History Career AccomplishmentsPublicationsConsulting Services Expert Witness

Summary of Expertise:

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Expert has earned many credentials helpful to his years of expert witness work. His first court case was in 1974. His years of public speaking and clean-cut western appearance help him when taking the stand to testify. He has reviewed approximately 3000 outdoor businesses in the US, Canada and abroad as a risk manager. Lawyers find his honesty and clarity an asset on their cases. He has worked on over 300 cases as an expert. He grew up on a family ranch in the Colorado Mountains and is a third generation guide. He gives frequent public presentations in safety. His recent unique monograph presentation on levels of outdoor liability and responsibility before the Wilderness Education Association was positively received. His field of cases has included Archery, Appraisals, Camps (Campgrounds), Climbing in gyms and on traditional rock, Equine activities, Guest and working ranches, General Aviation, Guiding, Hunting, Horses, Livestock, Mountaineering, Outfitting, Schools and Safety.He has successfully worked with smaller cases as well as those in the 10+ million range. Letters of reference from attornies who felt he was instrumental in their success are available. He has done site visits from California to New York in 22 states as of 2014 in both CIVIL and CRIMINAL cases. He offers a no cost initial evaluation.







emergency medical service


expert witness


horse riding






mountain medicine



Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Denver, Colorado;  Colorado Springs, Colorado;  Aurora, Colorado;  Fort Collins, Colorado;  Arvada, Colorado;  Pueblo, Colorado;  Westminster, Colorado;  Boulder, Colorado;  Greeley, Colorado;  and Longmont, Colorado.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1965   AA,   Liberal Arts   Colorado Mesa University  
1968   BS   Ag Econ   Colorado State University  
2012   Master Fellow of the Academy of Wilderness Medicine   Outdoor Recreration   Various  
2005   graduate courses   Outdoor Recreation   UNC  
1987   CIC   Outdoor Recreation   Various  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title   Responsibilities

1992 to






Direct and development

1976 to 1992




Broker , risk manager


direct sell and developement

Career Accomplishments:

American Alpine Club, Access Fund, Adirondack Mountain Club, Appalacian Mountain Club, American Mountain Guides Association, Boulder Mountaineering School, Colorado Mountain Club, Mountain Summit Conferences, National Sports Paddle Association, Seattle Mountaineers, White Mesa Institute, Wilderness Medicine Outfitters


Commercial pilot SEL, MEL, BAH / WOABH; Emergency Medical Technician Wilderness I/C IV/MAST (former), NRA Rifle & Pistol Instructor, Certified Insurance Conselor

Professional Appointments

First "non physician" to receive Fellow of Academy of Wilderness Medicine


Denali Award for continuing education from the Wilderness Medical Society

Publications and Patents Summary

Has written over 15 and articles for numerous publications including 'Wilderness Medicine Outfitters', 'Bow Hunter Magazine', 'High Plain Journal', 'In the Balance', 'Rock and Ice' and more. Has written 5 books on wilderness medicine.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Expert's Firm  

Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
1998 to   USMC   Instruction   Emergency Medical Training
2002 to   State game and Fish   instruction   Wilderness medicinal and survival
2005 to   Power asscoiation   instruction   rural medical care
2010 to   US Airforce Academy   Instructor   Taught WFR and WEMT to cadets and staff

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • various [2000+] outdoor recreration businesses
  • various [300+] lawyers representing outdoor clients
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
3000 risk management reviews and over 300 expert witness cases
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

International Experience:
Country / Region   Summary
Chile   training of guides
Bhutan   training of guides
Nepal   training of guides

Additional Skills and Services:

Over 100 different Wilderness Medicine classes and various outdoor experiential education classes.

Other Skills and Services

Developed and directs wilderness school specializing in wilderness medical training, Employed as risk management safety consultant in climbing and guiding endeavors, Staff member at 1984 Olympic Equestrian Events & numerous horse events, Raised on a working cattle ranch with outfitting business, Worked in livery, outfitting, boarding, training, instruction, and shoeing.


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