Keith led AMC four season mountain hiking trips in New England throughout the 1990s and became hooked on glaciers in 1999 during a guided ascent of MT BAKER.
He traveled to the Cascades every summer 2001 through 2008, organizing and leading multiple climbs of MT RAINIER, MT BAKER, MT ADAMS and MT HOOD.
Keith organized and led two trips to PICO de ORIZABA in Mexico.
He was the Director of the AMC NH Mountaineering and Glacier Travel Workshops for five years and taught winter backpacking and advanced winter wilderness travel for the AMC for ten years.
He served as the Education Chairman of the AMC, NH Chapter for two years and is currently a trip leader for the Washington DC Chapter.
Keith is the originator of the “If I can do it, anyone can do it” principle of mountaineering education and enjoys introducing new climbers to the sport.
Keith currently lives in the Shenandoah County of Virginia with his teenage daughter and works for the Army Corps of Engineers. He is the current membership director and past president of Summit Sensations.