Rich joins 2xtreme as a veteran of three previous 2xtreme Dreams-Peru, Russia and Bolivia. He has extensive background as a therapist and adventure instructor/director. He totes a MA in Counseling, and also sports additional alphabetics – National Board Certified Counselor (NBCC) and Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). This experiential background includes being Outward Bound lead instructor and holding the position of Director of Adventure Based Counseling in a program with the 3rd largest indoor ropes course/climbing wall in the country. In addition to Rich’s love of climbing, skiing, and mountaineering, he has a great passion for helping young men find hope in hopeless situations. He has great compassion for kids ‘on the margins’ and strives to build relationships with them to help each guy find his voice and catch the vision for who he can become.