This is Silas Rossi’s video submission for the 2011 AMGA Chad Vander Ham scholarship. Silas spends 250 days per year guiding in the mountains. “Working in the mountains is what I’m passionate about,” he says. He received a scholarship to take his Ski Mountaineering Guide Exam in Canada in 2011. This exam was his final step towards becoming an IFMGA / UIAGM licensed mountain guide. Original music by Cheryl B. Engelhardt.