Hometown: Salem, OR
Job Title: Outdoor Associate, striving to help everyone find their adventure
Favorite Outdoor Activities: rock climbing with friends and camping
Your Outdoor Playgrounds: The Garden outside Sweethome, OR & Ozone outside of Camas, WA
Essential Gear: sport rack, tent & sleeping bag
Favorite Song: anything by The Black Keys
Favorite Food: Pizza
Favorite Place to Eat: Straight From New York
Why I love working at Salem Summit: I love working and interacting with people who love & appreciate the same things as me.
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: Katie Ridder
Job Title: Steward to the outdoors and your next adventure
Favorite Outdoor Activities: snowboarding, XC skiing, mountain biking, rock climbing, paddle boarding, you name it, I love it!
Your Outdoor Playgrounds: Anthony Lakes outside Haines, Oregon has my heart!
Essential Gear: A “Ridder Original” knitted hat – my mother-in-law is a wizard with knitting needles
Favorite Song: Stable Song – Gregory Alan Isakov
Favorite Food: sandwiches of all kinds
Favorite Place to Eat: everything tastes better in the mountains
Pre Activity Ritual: stretches and journaling
Post Backpacking Ritual: a good beer, better friends and my Golden Retriever, Peach
Why I Love Working at Salem Summit: I love being a part of an incredible community
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!