Driven by his
love of the outdoors instilled by his
father, Jason Luker
has been a professional in the whitewater industry for almost two decades.
With a passion for the outdoors, taking to the rivers comes as second nature.
has a vast range of skills and experience including:
At a very young age, Jason
knew that nature was his
teacher and the outdoors was his
Upon graduation from high school, Jason
decided to give traditional college a try.
Within months, he
discovered that he
was seeking more from his
educational experience and left college to attend an Outward Bound course.
realized that he
had found his
true calling in life.
After completing the course with Outward Bound, he
went back to college to pursue his
degree in Outdoor Recreation and Education.
wanted to learn how to give back to others what he
had been given in the outdoors.
Throughout college, Jason
spent every waking moment that he
was not in class either skiing, climbing mountains, or on the river.
has summitted great peaks around the world such as Denali, Alaska and Cotopoxi, Equador.
has also run some amazing rivers such as The Colorado through the Grand Canyon.
There is truly not much that this man has not done when it comes to outdoor recreation.
After completing his Bachelors in Outdoor Education, Jason went on to earn his Masters in Adult Education.
With that degree he became the Director of the Outdoor Education program at North Idaho College.
This job afforded him the opportunity to share outdoor experience with students at the college.
Obtaining many national certifications and achievements during this time, Jason
quickly became one of the leaders in the outdoor industry.
will not stand still for very long.
As time went on in his
job at NIC
once again was seeking more challenge in his
The risk taker that he
gave up his
job at NIC
and moved his
entire life to the Skykomish Valley where he
decided to try his
hand at business ownership and became partners of Wave Trek, Inc.
It also put him closer to his
true passion, skiing.
is currently a ski patroller at Stevens Pass in the winter when the rafting and kayaking season is at a lull.
He joined the Wet Planet Team last summer and has had customers requesting him as their guide time and time again.
Jason's gentle and playful nature rubs off on you and always leaves his
guests and students with fantastic memories!