Will Soter is a NYS Licensed Guide, and the Co-founder of Upstate Adventure Guides. He enjoys sharing his love and knowledge of the outdoors both. Will holds certifications in CPR & Wilderness First Aid, and has completed the Master Educator training for Leave No Trace. Will works to open opportunities for others to enjoy safe and memorable adventures in the outdoors, and he has founded the Catskill Adventure Tourism Summit, and The NY Outdoor Expo. Will serves on the Board of Directors for the Catskill Mountain Club, as well as the New York Outdoor Guide Association (NYSOGA). He is employed by the NY/NJ Trail Conference, managing the Catskill Conservation Corp, which provides recruitment and training services for various volunteer stewardship organizations in the Catskill region. Through all of his work, Will strives to help visitors find a deep and meaningful connection to nature.