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  • 13 References 7 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning German, Nepali, Spanish
  • 25, Male
  • Member since 2011
  • Polar Projects Field Engineer
  • At University and through self-study
  • From Colorado Springs
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About Me


To meander through life, meet intriguing people, and embark on challenging adventures.


Greetings! Hmmm what to type ... I am easy-going and tend to be quite cheerful and spontaneous. I have an adventurous personality, and I am always up to exploring new places and meeting new challenges. I just recently finished school and now work at a seismic instrumentation center and support scientists in the Arctic and Antarctic. I am super excited to go to Greenland in August and Antarctica next fall.

Looking forward to meeting you!


Like Thoreau said so well "Be true to your work, your word, and your friend."

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I finally have my own little house place, and I would love to host people. I also know lots of cool hikes around Socorro.

I surfed in my travels to Ecuador, in Berlin, and on my hitch hiking adventure to Istanbul.


I stayed with some people in Quito, and it was great.

Who knew that there were so many awesome strangers!!!


I am somewhat of an outdoors freak, and I like hiking backpacking, mountain biking, rock climbing, snow-shoeing, and the list goes on.

I am also fascinated by history, both local and world, and love opportunities to discuss it. We can also talk about developments in remote sensing and its application in advancing the science of remote geophysics haha.

Languages are cool, and I am trying to learn Nepali from my best friend.

  • survival
  • outdoor activities
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • backpacking
  • rock climbing
  • history
  • languages
  • science

Music, Movies, and Books

Desert Solitaire
Grapes of Wrath
Horatio Hornblower
Cloud Atlas

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I got chased by a musk ox by the Yukon River in Alaska.

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach some harmonica tunes, wilderness survival skills, and how to bake delicious potato hamburger buns.

Countries I’ve Visited

Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, France, Germany, India, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands

Countries I’ve Lived In

Germany, United States

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