Camping & Hiking Expert Kael Van Buskirk
Backpacking in Escalante Nat'l Monument
  • Kael Van Buskirk

    If there is one thing I could not live without it would be the ability to go outside. I have learned many priceless lessons about myself and the world around me through self-guided excursions in stunning locations. It is in qualities such as the silent ripple of the rocks, the whipping morning wind, the grit under my nails, the echo of a wren, or the fresh sage-scented dry air that I find what fuels my creativity and what makes me appreciate life for what it is.

    15 reviews averaging 5.0 stars
    Currently offline
    CategoryCamping & Hiking Expert
    Customers helped275
    Current locationBozeman, MT
    Home townRidgway, CO
    Birthday09/03
    Favorite drinkMoscow Mule
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    Camping & Hiking Expert Kael Van Buskirk
    Reviewer: Maegan
    A new hobby aided by a new friend
    Being a novice camper, Kael did an amazing job pointing me into the right direction of where to go! Kael was more than willing to listen to my wants and needs including my favorite color - a small but appreciated gesture. I felt like I was talking to a friend not just a support expert. I couldn’t be more excited to tackle my new hobby now that Kael has assisted me in getting what I need! I have a better idea of what I need regardless of whether I bought it this time or not!! Quick to respond, so so kind, interested in you and enthusiastic to help :)
    Verified Review | Submitted Jul 22, 2020
    Camping & Hiking Expert Kael Van Buskirk
    Reviewer: Sean
    Was like talking to an old friend by the campfire
    Very approachable. I had a million questions, being somewhat still new to the hobby, and Kael answered every one of them. Sent me tents, sleeping bags, water filtration devices, and backpacking shoes. All of which were greatly priced and a range of options. Had a few laughs and talked about passed down gear from relatives. 5 star customer service for sure.
    Verified Review | Submitted Jun 30, 2020
    Camping & Hiking Expert Kael Van Buskirk
    Reviewer: Tobias Farnese
    This man deserves a raise
    Kael not only helped me pick the exact gear I was looking for based on price and function, he also helped me pick a great color! Overall killed it and I am looking forward to working with him in the future. He's also a ridiculous goofball but don't let that stop you ;)
    Verified Review | Submitted Jul 21, 2020
    Camping & Hiking Expert Kael Van Buskirk
    Reviewer: Barbara
    Kael is the expert!
    Once I checked the Curated website, Kael reached out to me with questions and expert advice with many options. He was quick to respond and kept in touch when I had questions.
    Verified Review | Submitted Sep 22, 2020
    Camping & Hiking Expert Kael Van Buskirk
    Reviewer: Billy M
    Best customer service ever!!!
    Kael is very engaging, polite, funny, and considerate of plans, budget, and preferences. His knowledge of product and comparisons of different brands is unparalleled!!!
    Verified Review | Submitted Sep 1, 2020
    Camping & Hiking Expert Kael Van Buskirk
    Reviewer: Moo M
    Most Excellent
    This is the first time I had chat help that was truly helpful, this kind of outside the box options buying experience.....was crazy cool.. Will definitely start my outdoor online shopping here first....
    Verified Review | Submitted Jul 1, 2020
    Camping & Hiking Expert Kael Van Buskirk
    Reviewer: Nate
    dude you're the man!
    So helpful, extremely responsive, had the perfect approach of finding what i wanted vs. his own or colleagues suggestions. 10/10 would recommend!
    Verified Review | Submitted Jun 9, 2020
    Camping & Hiking Expert Kael Van Buskirk
    Reviewer: Lynette
    Lynette's experience with Kael
    Kael was very helpful with what I need to get started on my hiking adventure.
    Verified Review | Submitted Aug 17, 2020
    Camping & Hiking Expert Kael Van Buskirk
    Reviewer: Teee
    Teee's experience with Kael
    Verified Review | Submitted Jul 10, 2020
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