A native of Washington, DC, David Giacomin worked in corporate IT sales for 20 years before deciding to try and make a living by doing what he loves, adventure. Surfing, climbing and outdoor excursions have been a staple for Dave for many moons. He climbs ice, rock and alpine routes whenever possible. His true passion is in high altitude mountaineering and ice climbing. Some of his summits include Mt. Rainier, Illiniza Sur, Illiniza Norte, Cotopaxi, Mt. Whitney, The Grand Teton and 15+ 14,000 ft peaks in Colorado. Dave has been trained as a single pitch instructor from the American Mountain Guides Association
and has been the chairman of the Washington, DC section of the American Alpine Club
for the last 9 years. Dave looks to help others find healing and personal growth in the outdoors.