Hometown: Salem, OR
Favorite Outdoor Activities: I enjoy snowboarding the most and everything else is second.
Your Outdoor Playgrounds: My main playground is Mt. Hood.
Essential Gear: A comfortable hat
Favorite Song: Spice Girl- Amine
Favorite Food: Burgers
Favorite Place to Eat: Killer Burger
Pre Snowboarding Ritual: Snowdance
Post Snowboarding Ritual: Thanking the mountains
Why I love working at Salem Summit: I love working at Salem Summit because I can meet new people in my community doing awesome things.
Name: Tori Mullins
Job Title: Steward to the Outdoors
Favorite Outdoor Activities: Finding cold water to swim in, romping around on public lands, disc golf.
Your Outdoor Playgrounds: The nearest national forest, state, or national park, any & all bodies of water.
Essential Gear: Chacos, NWF Field Guide to Trees of North America, BD Spot Headlamp, my wife & our pup!
Favorite Song: Fool in the Rain-Led Zeppelin
Favorite Place to Eat: Currently, the Detroit Market is my place to grab a breakfast burrito on my way to the mountain.
Pre Hiking/Backpacking Ritual: Laying out gear & visualizing each day.
Why I Love Working at Salem Summit: I really love seeing the excitement on people’s faces when they tell me about upcoming trips. It’s inspiring.
Name: Sorcha O’Connor
Job Title: Outdoor Enthusiast and Gear Outfitter
Favorite Outdoor Activities: rock climbing, mountaineering, backpacking, exploring
Your Outdoor Playgrounds: Smith Rock, The Cascades, The Wallowas, The Pacific Northwest as a whole!
Essential Gear: Chacos, my puffy, Milky Way bar, and Scarpa Vapor V climbing shoes
Favorite Song: Jimi Hendrix “Little Wing”
Favorite Food: fresh blueberries
Pre Backpacking Ritual: careful packing and map checking
Post Backpacking Ritual: Kettle chips and a shower
Why I Love Working at Salem Summit: I love being a part of Salem’s outdoor community and helping people find what they need to do what they love.
Hometown: Somers, MT
Job Title: Adventure Consultant
Favorite Outdoor Activities: rock climbing, slacklining, backpacking, hamping (hammock camping)
Outdoor Playgrounds: Glacier National Park, Smith Rock, The Western United States, my backyard.
Essential Gear: Z/2 Chacos, prAna Stretch Zion Pant, Clif Bars, underwear
Favorite Song: “I can’t make you love me” – Bonnie Raitt
Pre Hiking Ritual: Studying Maps
Post Hiking Ritual: Car naps, cheeseburgers and a chocolate milkshake
Why I Love Working at Salem Summit: I love helping customers find the right gear for them and talking about their upcoming trips!