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About the Author
Greg Witt has lived the adventures he writes about and shares with audiences around the world. His journeys have taken him to every corner of the globe. Witt has guided mountaineering expeditions in the Alps and Andes and paddled wild rivers in the Americas. He has trudged through deep jungles in Africa, Central America, and Asia and guided archeological expeditions across the parched Arabian Peninsula. He has dropped teams of adventurers into golden slot canyons and dived with dolphins in tropical waters. His passion for adventure has always focused on sharing his experience with others.
Witt has led mountaineering teams to the top of Mount Rainier, the Matterhorn, and Peru s Pisco. He has crossed the Grand Canyon on foot eight times, trekked the Inca Trail, rafted the Snake and Colorado rivers, explored Costa Rica s cloud forest, and summited Colorado s three highest peaks in three days. He has kayaked on the Sea of Cortez, windsurfed in the Caribbean, dived in Hawaii, cycled the California coast, and ski toured in Utah s Wasatch Mountains.
Following his B.A. from the University of California in Comparative Culture and a Masters in Organizational Behavior from Brigham Young University, Witt began his career in human resources management with Exxon. For over two decades Witt has guided young people on wilderness treks and canoe expeditions and has received awards from the Boy Scouts of America for his service to youth.
Witt launched his own travel company which he developed into a multi-million dollar business within three years. He became a recognized leader in adventure and incentive travel and was a consulting editor for Travel Agency Management and a frequent contributor to travel publications and newsletters. In addition to his travel, Witt has led and been an actively involved in humanitarian and relieve missions in Argentina, Cameroon, Peru, Guatemala, Kenya, Mexico, Philippines, Mexico, and Romania.
Witt has served on the board of directors of Serac Mountaineering Club and is a member of the Adventure Travel Trade Association. His audience connects with him at TheAdventure100.com where they can find valuable downloads, news, information and podcasts. They can also follow Greg s daily dispatches and commentary on his Outdoor Adventure blog at gregwitt.blogspot.com.