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mountaineering guide , adventure travel consultant

Robert Edwin Jacobs, American mountaineering guide, adventure travel consultant. Recipient Nordic Ski Instructor award Professional Ski Instructors Association, 1976.

Background

Jacobs, Robert Edwin was born on January 8, 1952 in Salt Lake City. Son of Winfred Oscar and Katherine Marie (Kaiser) Jacobs.

Education

Bachelor in Archeology, English Literature, University New Mexico, 1974.

Career

Horse packer, trail manager, United States Forest Svc., Walla Walla, Washington, 1974-1978;owner, operator, St. Elias Alpine Guides, McCarthy, Alaska., since 1978;title researcher, Jacobs Land Superior vena cava syndrome, Durango, Colorado, 1979-1981;ski guide, instructor, Lone Mountain Ranch, Big Sky, Montana, 1979-1981. Member McGuire Polar Expedition, 1985, Polish-Alaska Mount Everest Expedition, 1989. Consultant Siberia Alaska Trading Company, Anchorage, 1989-1992.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author Walk to the Pole journal, 1985 (Press Club award 1986).

Membership

Supervisor Tramway Construction, McCarthy, 1984. Member American Mountain Guides Association (certified Alpine guide, secretary since 1990), American Alpine Club, Arctic Institute North America, Alaska Wilderness Recreation and Tourism Association (past president since 1986), Explorers Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: ice and rock climbing.

Connections

Married Margaret Elaine Keller, Married July 1, 1981 (divorced January 1992). 1 child, Ian William.

father:
Winfred Oscar Jacobs

mother:
Katherine Marie (Kaiser) Jacobs

spouse:
Margaret Elaine Keller

child:
Ian William Jacobs