Alan Christie is originally from Aberdeen, Scotland and moved to Canada over 20 years ago. He has worked with youth for a number of years in the outdoor leadership and instruction field and has been a canoe/raft guide for over 10 years, leading multi-day wilderness trips in the Yukon, North West Territories, Nunavut and Alaska. He has been a full-time Primary Care Paramedic in the City of Hamilton, Ontario for over 6 years. He has also travelled extensively throughout Europe, Central and South America. When not working, Alan can usually be found somewhere outdoors whatever the season, paddling, hiking, sailing, skiing or just travelling to a new destination.