Peter Gibbs graduated from the University of Utah with a BA in physics and a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering. He worked for Hercules Aerospace designing solid propellant rocket motors. His passion is mountain climbing and exploring caves all over the world, and guiding white-water rafting. Peter fly fishes intensely, concentrating on Railroad Ranch and the Henry’s Fork of the Snake River areas. Other writing includes Off Track in Colombia, which fictionalizes a real mountain climbing trip fraught with drug runners and dishonest government agents as well as the final chapter of Matt Leidecker’s book, Impassible Canyon. Peter is retired, now spending all his time fishing and writing.
Built a successful business manufacturing the Gibbs Ascender, a device for mountain climbing and caving used worldwide.
Guided white water rafting professionally for over 40 years.
Fly fished intensely, concentrating on Railroad Ranch and the Henrys Fork of the Snake River.
Wrote Off Track in Colombia, fictionalizing a real mountain climbing trip fraught with drug runners and dishonest government agents.