Interconnect Guide Bios

Deb Lovci

Lead Guide - Deb Lovci

Age: Old enough to know better
Hometown: Boulder, CO.
Ski Preference: Telemark
Power Snack of choice: Chocolate !!
Unique: One of Deb's diverse skills includes the ability to create an amazing meal from whatever is in the fridge.  She loves to EAT!

Bio: An avid outdoor enthusiast, Deb loves living & working in the Wasatch, where she can enjoy the best snow on earth. Dedicated to her passion of skiing, Deb also loves the opportunity to enjoy awesome Utah on her mountain bike, trail running & nordic skiing. As for my reasons for choosing Supergirl, she would love to have her speed, stamina and strength. 

In March of 2015, Deb was awarded Best Ski Guide by Outside Magazine: read press release

Brian Brechwald

Assistant Guide - Brian Brechwald

Age:  42
Hometown: Park City, UT
Ski Preference: Alpine Touring occasional Telemark
Power Snack of choice: Black Licorice
Unique: I suffer from a rare condition called Powder Fever, resulting in an elevated heart-rate and emotional euphoria.

Bio: The Wasatch mountains are alive in the winter and for two decades I have been drawn to the range's backcountry, both recreationally and professionally. As a an avalanche educator and professional mountain guide. I have gained an appreciation for the dynamic nature of our topography and ecosystem. I feel privileged to work in the mountains, and to be able to share and experience that passion with my wife and son.

Chris Peters

Guide - Chris "ChrisP" Peters

Age:  38
Hometown: Seattle, WA
Ski Preference: Telemark + Alpine
Power Snack of choice: Snickers
Unique: The amount of food I can put away considering my small frame.

Bio: If you work outdoors, Utah offers some of the best scenery, skiing, biking and any other mountain sport you can think of. The backcountry is a the perfect place to enjoy all that the Wasatch has to offer & provides endless challenges.

Calvin Hebert

Guide - Calvin Hebert

Age:  44
Hometown:
Ski Preference: Alpine
Power Snack of choice: crusty bread & good cheese
Unique: Snowmobiles more than he drives.

Bio: A carpenter by trade, a guide in the Tetons in summers & a guide in the Wasatch in the winters.

Jay Burke

Guide - Jay Burke

Age: 48 (Holy sh%#, no way!)
Hometown: Wendell, Idaho
Ski Preference: Not Telemark
Power Snack of choice:Dots
Unique: I burped the ABC's to win the talent contest at my first Boy Scout Camp!

Bio: When I'm not skiing, or riding a bike, or hanging out with my family somewhere insanely cool, you can find me riding my office chair. I like marking, branding and communications, especially strategizing for start-up companies! I own a small brand communications firm called Snow Chicken that is based out of Park City, UT. I'm also the Race Director of the Park City Point 2 Point Endurance Mountain Bike Race, if you think you're really tuff come try it, thepcpp.com

Eric Bunce

Guide - Eric Bunce

Age: 42
Hometown: Medfield, Massachusetts
Ski Preference: Alpine Touring
Power Snack of choice: Cookies
Unique: Able to take a 4wd van ready for the recycler and turn it into a outdoor recreationalists dream.

Bio: I am avid skier, mountain biker, trail runner, ski mountaineer race promoter. Pretty much I like to spend all my time outdoors, whether its traveling the world or out my backdoor in the Wasatch.

Matt Meinhold

Guide - Matt Meinhold

Age: 45
Hometown: Amherst, New Hampshire
Ski Preference: Recovering Telemark addict
Power Snack of choice: Sausage, egg and cheese bites
Unique: I have to snowmobile to my house in the winter.

Bio: Currently a Captain / Paramedic with Park City Fire, with previous experience as a helicopter ski guide in Alaska, and a snowcat ski guide here in Utah. When he's not building frames for his talented, artist wife, you'll find him out climbing, biking and skiing in the magnificent mountains of Utah.

Luke Ratto

Program Manager and Guide - Luke Ratto

Age: 37
Hometown: Turlock, California
Ski Preference: Alpine
Power Snack of choice: Bean & Cheese Burritos [cold & yummy]
Unique: Known for unintentionally breaking gear from skis to bikes & everything in between. Tip, don't let him borrow your gear.

Bio: Mountain Bike race promoter for the Wasatch range during the spring & summer and a full-time Ski Utah employee staying on payroll as the website director.

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