Nathan grew up in New Hampshire, hiking and climbing in the White Mountains. Since that time he has gone on to climb across the globe, submitting many of the world’s highest peaks. Nathan has lead expeditions in Argentina, Nepal, Iceland, Peru, the Alps, Mongolia, Alaska and beyond. He is a Wilderness Paramedic and licensed EMS instructor; he teaches wilderness medicine classes domestically and around the world. He is also a mountaineering instructor and has focused much of his time understanding and treating high altitude illnesses. He has established backcountry hospitals in remote areas of Africa, Haiti, and Panama. His other passions include ocean kayaking and road biking.