Forrest (he/him, Grand Canyon, AZ) is a high school science teacher at the only pre-K-12 public school located in a National Park at the South Rim of the Grand Canyon.  He is passionate about (a) education and teaching, (b) biodiversity, environmental science, and evolution, and (c) outdoor adventuring.  Forrest is devoted to getting students into the outdoors and helping them learn science deeply.  He’s built a strong love for Arizona – a topophilia enriched by bikepacking and backpacking around the state.  He created the Capes of the Canyon bikepacking route showcased by Bikepacking Roots’ CRoP program.