When we try to pick out anything by itself,
we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe.
— (John Muir, My First Summer in the Sierra)
Ryan spent two summers working in Denali National Park, Alaska assiting his partner, Annette, with her PhD research on landlides in permafrost regions. He also has his pilots license, hopes to hike the PCT one day, and has a dog named Copper and a cat named Juniper.
Eel River, California