Jacob Urban

Jacob Urban

Teton Snow Geek

Over the last 23 years my experience in the outdoor industry has spanned the roles of undergraduate professor, mountain guide, program director, instructor trainer, corporate trainer, SAR trainer, television personality / host and business owner. Currently, I own and operate Jackson Hole Outdoor Leadership Institute, Inc. An educational think tank devoted to developing and delivering curriculum in the areas of avalanche education and pre-hospital emergency medical training in the urban and wilderness environments. View Full Bio

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How do you make Magic?

How do you make Magic?

There's no glory in climbing a mountain if all you want to do is to get to the top. It's experiencing the climb itself - in all its moments of revelation, heartbreak, and fatigue - that has to be the goal. ⁣⁣Karyn Kusama⁣ ⁣ My travel in the mountains mimics my life...

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