Born and raised on the central coast of California. Grew up a country boy with old school values. Military vet with a tour in Vietnam 69-70. Stay very active in the outdoors, and have a job that I love. Been married to the same girl for 30 years.
backpacking, motorcycles, shooting
I work for Kifaru International in R&D and sales, designing backpacks and other outdoor equipment. The owner of Kifaru is Patrick Smith, the founder and former owner of Mountainsmith Packs.
As far as Tom Bihn gear, I have a 20+ year old version of the Side Effect that is still going strong