Growing up in Colorado, Storm spent his childhood skiing and climbing. He has lived his life in the mountains, spending the past twenty years living in Little Cottonwood Canyon working as a patrolman, forecaster, military weapons gunner, paramedic and guide. During this time he has worked as operations manager for multiple operations in Alaska, Colorado and Utah. With a focus on business and operations development, he spent five seasons guiding and working as operations manager for Valdez Heli-Ski Guides, at the same time co-founding and directing Snowbird Guides and Cloudveil Mountain Heli. Certifications include HSUS L3 Lead Guide, AAA certified Instructor, AAI Level 3, OEC Technician and Instructor, AAI Mountain Meteorology, Campbell Scientific Data Logger Programmer, as well as prior certifications as Paramedic(NREMT-P) and OEC Instructor Trainer. Spencer has gained vast national and international helicopter guiding experience across various mountain ranges over the past decade having led helicopter operations in Alaska’s Chugach mountains, yacht based expeditions in Greenland and of course guiding in the heart of the Wasatch, where he is Director of Operations for Powderbird.