Dan Solmon grew up in Corvallis Oregon, where he learned to enjoy playing in the woods with his friends who lived in the countryside. After graduating from McGill University in Montreal with a BA (Honours) in Geography.
Following a short stint in Boston, Dan acceecpted a position as a trails technician with the USDA Forest Service on Idaho’s Nez Perce National Forest. Dan worked for seven seasons with the USFS on the Nez Perce and Wallowa-Whitman National Forests before becoming a SCA corps trails project leader in 2011 on Virginia’s George Washington Jefferson National Forest. Since then, Dan has served on and led corps trail leader teams on the Pacific Crest Trail in southern California.
Dan enjoys hiking, backpacking, reading, foreign languages, road trips, and trying new food.
Dan is most excited that he will travel all over the United States this summer, learn new skills related to his undergraduate degree, and see a great amount of wildlife.