Victor grew up in Western Oregon and after completing his degree at Southern Oregon University began working as a professional mountain guide in 2008. As part of this experience he has guided, skied and climbed around the world, including in Peru, Chile, and Japan. During the summer he currently works for Alpine Ascents International, guiding and leading courses on Denali, Rainier, the North Cascades and internationally in Peru. As part of this work he also teaches mountaineering courses and instructs guide training across the American West.
Since 2017 Victor has served as the Executive Director and Lead Forecaster for the Wallowa Avalanche Center in Eastern Oregon. There he runs and operates the center, organizing, fundraising and helping facilitate and lead AIARE Avalanche Courses.
Among his certifications, Victor is a fully certified IFMGA/American Mountain Guide through the AMGA, is a professional member of the American Avalanche Association, and is an AIARE Course Leader.
La Grande, Oregon is home for Victor and his wife Kelly, along with their two Golden Retrievers, Luna and Sadie.