Rick Szafarz

Rick Szafarz is an avid hiker, backpacker, bicyclist, paddler and fly fisherman. He has been hiking and backpacking on both domestic and international destinations for over 25 years. The previous trips that he has led include Colorado’s Weminuche Wilderness, Oregon’s Eagle Cap Wilderness and Washington’s Mount Rainier and Olympic national parks. Additionally, he leads local outings and is the outings chair for the Sierra Club’s NW Cook County group in Illinois. Aside from his outdoor pursuits, he enjoys outdoor photography, growing vegetables in his organic garden, reading historical books and brewing beer. In his professional life, Rick is a Technical Project Manager for an international financial services company.

Upcoming Trips

Clark Range Ramble, Yosemite National Park, California Aug 10–18, 2024