Christopher Read, CTRS
“Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined” ~Henry David Thoreau
Chris learned to ski in Crested Butte in 1973 at the ripe old age of 3, he has been hooked on the sport and town ever since. Chris enjoys traveling and hanging out with his wife Jennifer and their alpine wonder hound Sundog. In his free time you’ll find him skiing, cycling, climbing, road tripin’ and occasionally just kickin’ his feet up around CB, Colorado and beyond. Chris is a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS), he holds a B.S. in Therapeutic Recreation from the University of Utah and an M.A. in Outdoor Education from the University of Northern Colorado and AMGA SPI, Turbish Mountaineering, Colorado River Guide and PISA L2 Adaptive Certifications. Additionally he is swift water rescue, ropes and challenge course facilitator, avalanche 1, LNT, EMT and Wilderness Emergency trained. Moving to CB from Colorado Springs in 1991 Chris joined the ASC in 1999 after being a Facilitator for various premier outdoor and adaptive programs. He became Winter Program Director in 2003 and Program Director in 2006.
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