Zach is a software engineer for a company working to build a global telescope network. A former professional cyclist, he enjoys road cycling and mountain biking. Heather is a newly stay-at-home mom, former elementary teacher. She enjoys creating in many forms - fine art painting, crafting, event planning, etc. She also enjoys swimming and paddling. They share a love of backcountry mountain backpacking, local hiking, traveling abroad, cooking, as well as many other outdoor activities together. Their new adventure is the arrival of their first little munchkin in 2012.