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Eric Bissell

Eric Bissell

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Eric Bissell splits his time between making (or fixing) things and outdoor recreation. He spent most of the last decade living and working in Yosemite National Park as a Climbing Ranger. In that period, Eric climbed El Capitan over two dozen times and helped create a volunteer program called the Climber Stewards.

During winter, he's explored the southwest and world for new adventures from New Mexican boulders to Venezuelan big walls. He has worked with artists building furniture, sculptures, and installation dance pieces, but a more recent life on the road has led him back to a childhood passion for photography. Any leftover tinkering energy is happily consumed by his emotional VW van and wrenching on tricycles at his local bike shop.