The Snow Doctor
and challenging weather influence every winter rescue, and Jake is the hands-on
snowpack specialist assessing danger. He runs a snow science and backcountry
survival training business when not serving as Deputy Director of TCSAR. This
year, his wife and business partner Marilynn Davis is a new probationary member
of the team. Jake’s energy and attitude spur the entire crew, and he leads the
first-in “hasty teams” to emergency scenes deep in the mountains.