A geophysicist, teacher, and Canadian Rockies Interpretive Guide, Dave is the author of the books Calgary’s Mountain Panorama, 50 Roadside Panoramas in the Canadian Rockies and the www.peakfinder.com website that provides detailed information on over 1,550 peaks, 60 ranges, and 200 passes, as well as biographies of over 100 individuals significant to the history of the Canadian Rockies.

Dave has travelled extensively throughout the Canadian Rockies on foot, skis, and horseback. Accredited as a “Professional Interpreter” by the Interpretive Guides Association, he has guided hiking and bus tours in Banff National Park, was also featured on a CBC radio series, and has made numerous presentation regarding the Canadian Rockies.