Kirk is a North Carolina native, while born down east his family has a rich history in the mountains of Western North Carolina. Kirk spent his childhood exploring the Blue Ridge Mountains with his family and boy scout troop. He has accomplished iconic hikes and backpacking trips across multiple continents. He is also a whitewater enthusiast, with advanced kayaking and whitewater rescue skills as well. On rainy days Kirk and Evan are both famous for catching what we call whitewateritis and chasing flood waters. They have been pulling that trick since college. Kirk is typically found working abroad. He will be available part of summer 2021 with more bookings possible for early fall 2021.
Kirks’ resume includes iconic trails and waterways such as:
- Italian Dolomites Backpacking and day-hiking over 2 years in Italy
- The Art Loeb Trail
- Shining Rock Wilderness
- Grand Canyon Float Trip
- Upper Gauley River
- Tallulah Gorge