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  • M.A., Recreation Administration, University of Nebraska‐Omaha, Omaha, NE, 2000
  • B.S., Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management, Emphasis in Resource Management,  Minor in Anthropology, Clemson University, Clemson, SC 1998
  • Green Mountain College – Director of Adventure Programs 2005 to 2015Poultney, Vermont
  • AMGA Ski Guide Course
  • AIARE Course Instructor

Guide – Bruce Saxman

Bruce brings over two decades of experience in the Outdoor Recreation and Leadership industries in both administration and educational roles. He was the Director of Adventure Programs for 10 years at renowned Green Mountain College in Vermont as well as the Director of the University of Wisconsin – Stout Outdoor Adventure Program. Today he splits his time between Durango and Idaho. In Durango, Bruce is a ski instructor at Purgatory Resort, a raft guide for one of Durango’s local rafting companies, and avalanche instructor with San Juan Expeditions. Bruce is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Recreation, Sport and Tourism Management with the University of Idaho; College of Health and Human Performance.