BPL Instructor/Guide. Patrick Starich is professional geoscientist and avid outdoorsman with a passion for long distance wilderness trekking, alpine (ice/snow/rock) climbing, backcountry and alpine skiing, and paddling sports. Since 2009 Pat has traveled over 1,200 miles in many wilderness areas including the Bob Marshall, Yoho, Kananaskis, and Mackenzie Ranges of Canada, Alaska Range, Sierra-Nevada High Route, the Anaconda-Pintler, Bear Tooth, Grand Teton, and Wind River Ranges. His recent alpine climbs over 11K include Mt. Baker, Mt. Rainier, Denali, Mt. Joffre, and more than 20 peaks in the Kootenay and Purcell Ranges of British Columbia. Pat’s home trekking area is in the Teton, Snake River, and Gros Ventre Ranges near Jackson, Wyoming where he presently lives.