Josh was born the son of a navy fighter pilot. He moved 13 times before graduating high school and at 19 joined the GA Army National Guard. After September 11th his unit deployed to Iraq in 2003 where he first began working for the CIA. For the next 12 years he completed over 50 combat deployments receiving numerous awards, including the Purple Heart metal. Deciding he had pushed his luck long enough, he came home to work in real estate development. After a 180 degree turn of events, he found cannabis and opened Alpine Dispensary on April 20, 2019. In May of 2022 Josh climbed Mt Everest and Mt Lhotse 22 hours apart, making him one of the first 10 Americans to ever achieve this. Seeing an opportunity to help his brothers snd sisters in arms, Josh created the Everest 22 a day campaign to raise awareness for the 22 Veteran suicides a day. Josh continues to plan to climb and hopes to complete the “Explorer Grand Slam” in the coming years.