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This is Matt’s first year as a guide for Utah Luxury Tours but he has extensive experience in the outdoors leading groups and on solo adventures.

As a Leave No Trace Master Educator, he is a nationally recognized outdoor skills and ethics instructor with nearly twenty years of practical and teaching experience in this area. He has also served as a Camp Director for the Boy Scouts of America and is a prolific peakbagger and backpacker.

In addition to the outdoors, Matt is also a professional musician, holding a PhD in music composition. During the school year, he teaches undergraduate music theory at the University of Utah. His music draws inspiration from nature and geography and has been performed and published throughout the United States.

Additionally, he is an award-winning landscape photographer with features in Utah Life Magazine, Outdoor Idaho, and numerous outdoor-oriented websites and publications.