Erin Spong in collaboration with Rob Coppolilo

Erin is a Freelance Storyteller, Rob is a Certified IFMGA Ski Guide and Owner of Vetta Mountain Guides

Erin Spong - born and raised in Bloomington, Minnesota, Erin has been an outdoor athlete and adventurer her entire life. Her main focus being competitive alpine ski racing until she retired her race boots for a Journalism degree from the University of Missouri. Right after graduation, Erin high-tailed it to Denver and eventually landed the position of Assistant Editor at FREESKIER Magazine before being laid off at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Now living in Pocatello, Idaho, Erin is a freelance writer and editor while also pursuing a professional ski career. She is currently sponsored by Rossignol, Look Bindings, CAST Touring and ZipFit. When the snow melts, you can find Erin running, hiking and mountain biking the local trail systems in Pocatello.

Rob Coppolillo - an AMGA and IFMGA Mountain Guide, and the owner of Vetta Mountain Guides. In fact, Rob’s one of the first 100 Americans to have earned international certification through the International Federation of Mountain Guides Association (IFMGA). Having lived in Boulder, Colorado, for 30 years, he now bases in Chamonix, France, with his wife and two sons. He’s a freelance writer who speaks English, Italian and French, and his most recent book, "The Ski Guide Manual," was published by Falcon Guides in November 2020.