Bob and Ruth Wade
Bob, the illustrious owner of The Ute Mountaineer, can be found tele skiing, climbing, surfing, or reading. He loves his hooded sweatshirt, quick afternoon runs up Hunter Creek, and footwear (“call me Imelda”). Bob is looking forward to connecting some of the 10th Mountain Huts in a way he hasn’t done before.
Yes, it’s true; Ruth was born and raised in Aspen proper. She loves cross-country skiing (classic technique), road biking, and hiking, and has most recently learned how to surf. Ruth was chosen for the part of “Little Blue Angel” in her second grade Christmas play, loves Fat Tire, and is setting her goal of getting to her 50th wedding anniversary.
Owner // Technical Hard Goods Buyer
Hard Goods Buyer
The Office Dog
Originally from Northern Michigan, Dan moved to Aspen in September of 2015 with stops in Boston and Denver along the way. He has been in the outdoor industry for over 10 years and enjoys skiing as his main discipline. You might also find him giving a catch on the belay side of the rope or being a top rope tough guy making 5.9 look good.
Rental and Repair Manager
Matt moved to Aspen in the summer of 2004. A passionate skier, and snowboarder; he also enjoys camping, hiking, biking, rafting, fishing, and playing softball. He enjoys trips on the Roaring Fork and Colorado rivers in the summer, and you will find him at Snowmass ski area in the winter.
Sales and Operations