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Our Athletes

Scott Blanton

Scott Blanton

Husband, Father, Firefighter, Outdoor Enthusiasts, ASCENT TEAM ATHLETE

Nickname: Captain

Did you know…? Opening day 2016, Scott and his two sons harvested 3 bucks in 3 minutes at “no till’m creek”

Favorite Backcountry Meal: Mountain House Beef Stroganoff

Favorite Non-Essential Item you take into the Backcountry: Fingernail clippers

Alex Blanton

Alex Blanton

College Student, Backpacking Enthusiast, Hunting Fanatic, ASCENT TEAM ATHLETE
Nickname: Ax

Did you know…? Lived in the bush in Africa for two months establishing safari camps at age 14

Favorite Backcountry Meal: Zac Griffith’s oats protein mix (protein powder, nuts, rolled oats)

Favorite Non-Essential Item you take into the Backcountry: Gum

Tom douthit

Tom Douthit

Husband, Father, Physician Assistant, Air National Guard, Outdoor Enthusiast, ASCENT TEAM ATHLETE

Nickname: TD

Did you know…?

Favorite Backcountry Meal: Mountain House Lasagna

Favorite Non-Essential Item you take into the Backcountry: Book

Nathan Dinardi

Nathan DeNardi

Husband, Father, Taxidermist, archer, with an uncontrollable passion for everything outdoors
Nickname: Tater, Doinker, Rambo 
Did you know…? The average person gives up at 40% of their true potential
Favorite Backcountry Meal: Mountain House Sausage and Egg Breakfast Burritos. Bring tortillas. They are not included!
Favorite Non-Essential Item you take into the Backcountry: pink lemonade water flavoring

Steve Eccard

Steve Eccard

Taxidermist, father, avid hunter and hiker, ASCENT TEAM ATHLETE
Nickname: Birdman or Capt. Redbeard
Did you know…? I've been fond of wildlife from a young age and have spent lots of time studying and trying to understand what and why animals are doing what they do.  
Favorite Backcountry Meal: tuna fish and Gatorade
Favorite Non-Essential Item you take into the Backcountry: camera 

Jeff Mikus

Jeff Mikus

Husband, Father, Hunter, Fish Catcher, Advocate of Agriculture, Runner, Music Aficionado, Amateur Foodie, Texan

Nickname: NA

Did you know..? Officiates Collegiate Football, Ran the Olympic Torch in 1996. 

Favorite Backcountry Meal: BACON! Fat and protein, what else do you need!?! And, there’s always some kind of candy in my pack! 

Favorite Non-Essential Item you take into the Backcountry: Satellite Phone. Hearing my family’s voice always makes the day better.