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2010 Reader Test Team

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Bremen Leak, 28


Journalist, Rockville, MD 


6’; 150 lbs.; 18-inch torso


Test hikes Yosemite, Arches, and Canyonlands National Parks; 


Mt. Timpanogos, UT

Joel Nyquist, 30


Aerospace engineer, 


South Riding, VA


6’2”; 165 lbs.; 21.5-inch torso


Test hikes San Juan Mountains, CO; Sky Valley, VA; Shenandoah NP

Will Rochfort, 27


Volunteer guide for UC San Diego, San Diego, CA


6’; 175 lbs.; 18.5-inch torso


Test hikes Mt. Whitney, CA; Paria Canyon, UT; 


Grand Teton NP Yellowstone NP

2010 Testers

Bobby Trotter, 45


Personal trainer, Powell, TN


5’11”; 175 lbs.; 20-inch torso


Test hikes Big South Fork NRA, TN; Great Smoky Mountains NP; Appalachian Trail in VA, NC, PA

Geoff Ward, 29


Attorney, Exeter, NH


5’11”; 205 lbs.; 21.5-inch torso


Test hikes Presidential Range traverse and White Mountains, NH; Acadia NP; Cape Cod, MA

Nelson Radmall, 25


Mechanical engineering student, Draper, UT


6’; 155 lbs.; 19.5-inch torso


Test hikes Lone Peak and Mt. Nebo in Uinta National Forest, UT

Will Rochfort, 27


Volunteer guide for UC San Diego, San Diego, CA


6’; 175 lbs.; 18.5-inch torso


Test hikes Mt. Whitney, CA; Paria Canyon, UT; 


Grand Teton NP

Ryan Dax, 26


Raft guide, Avon, CO


5’9”; 165 lbs.; 17.5-inch torso


Test hikes Thru-hike of the Colorado Trail; Trinity Alps Wilderness, CA; American and Klamath Rivers, CA/OR

Joe Flowers, 26


Fitness center youth coordinator, Independence, VA


5’9”; 160 lbs.; 19.5-inch torso


Test hikes Everglades NP; Grayson Highlands, VA; El Salvador; Pisgah NF, NC

Matthew Grey, 34


Lab instrument sales, Perkasie, PA


5’11”; 170 lbs.; 18-inch torso


Test hikes White Mountains, NH; Catskills, NY; Baxter SP, ME; Mt. Rogers, VA

Matt Heselton, 23


Student, Knoxville, TN


5’11”; 155 lbs.; 17.5-inch torso


Test hikes San Juan Mountains, CO; Great Smoky Mountains NP; Laurel Highlands, PA