Travis is a New Hampshire native who was introduced to climbing in New England's White and Green Mountains. He is an AMGA Certified Rock, Alpine Guide and holds a B.A. from UVM in environmental studies and philosophy. Travis is currently pursuing a masters degree in education. Travis' climbing and guiding pursuits take him frequently to America's most beautiful mountain playgrounds: Alaska, Yosemite, British Columbia and the Cascades. In addition to guiding and instructing, he also teaches high school English at an independent school. He currently resides in the seacoast area of New Hampshire with his wife Caitlin. Some of his other interests include: music, cooking, cycling, computers and travel.