Matt Schonwald

Matt Sconwald Passport imageis the founder of BC Adventure Guides, a certified Ski-Mountaineering Guide with the American Mountain Guides Association and a certified Avalanche Instructor with the American Avalanche Association dedicated to perfecting his craft. He began skiing as disco was dying at New York’s Hunter Mountain, ’The Snow Making Capital of the World’ and a summer ski trip to Mt Hood inspired him years later to move from New York City to Washington State for college and he never looked back.

Matt let his curiosity for steep, wild snow combine with his passion for travel, and big mountains into guiding, leading trips to Antarctica, Europe, Asia, North & South America.

In an effort to help preserve wild places, Matt completed his MBA in sustainable business from BGI and started his own company, Back Country Adventure Guides. Matt now shares his passion for snow with his daughter between completing his ‘honey do list’ and enjoying the greatest touring on Earth at Snoqualmie Pass.

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