Ian is a full-bred New Yorker and has spent most his life on Manhattan’s Lower West Side. Living only a few blocks from the events of September 11th, he became acutely aware of life’s unexpected nature.
With extensive training he has become an EMT and spends his free time working with the Red Cross as a volunteer. He is kept active outdoors as a guide with NYC basedDiscover Outdoors. Ian is an active member of The Explorers Club and is on their Field Trip Committee which plans and manages member excursions.
Serving as Executive Director for The Dusty Camel, as well as Expedition Manager, he is well versed in planning and consulting for all types of expeditions.
His outdoor expertise is focused in first-aid, gear maintenance, logistics and navigation.