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Ski Expert Jake Parker
Descending the Grand Teton (Ford-Stettnor Couloir)
  • Jake Parker

    Skier, Climber, Biker, Rafter working on a Physics PhD

    I grew up skiing, whitewater rafting, and backpacking with my family in Southeast Idaho. Since I moved to Bozeman for school outdoor sports have become a huge part of my life.

    Although I have been skiing my whole life it wasn't until I started skiing in the backcountry that I became truly pasionate. Over the last 10 years skiing has taken me some incredible places including a descent of the Grand Teton, completing the Bugaboos to Rogers Pass traverse, and a ton of other couloirs and traverses within a 10 hour drive.

    Since I have been a poor college student for the entirety of my gear obsession, scouring the internet for great products and great prices is a serious hobby of mine. Get in touch and take advantage of the amount of time I've spent drooling over gear on the internet.

    Whether you are transitioning from rentals, looking to head out into the backcountry, or looking for the perfect 5th pair in your quiver I'd love to help. Reach out anytime and let's get you the perfect gear so you can get into the mountains where you belong.

    214 reviews averaging 5.0 stars
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    CategorySki Expert
    Customers helped1,489
    Current locationBozeman, MT
    Home townIdaho Falls, ID
    Favorite terrainBackcountry
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    Ski Expert Jake Parker
    Expert: Jake Parker
    Reviewer: Stephen
    Very Knowledgable and Patient
    Jake was awesome. He clearly has been out testing this gear and had a lot of hints to drop and tips throughout my buying process. I've been snowboarding for about 25 years and haven't been on skis since I was a kid. Jake helped me get an understanding of the differences in new ski technology and how it would apply to the type of skiing I would most likely be doing. Answered a TON of my questions, was very responsive and patient as this process probably took me longer than the average person as I was out demoing skis every couple of weeks. He gave me some good tips on what to try and what to pay attention to with the different pairs. Overall a great dude and a great experience.
    Verified Review | Submitted May 7, 2020