Michael Schauch is a mountaineer, entrepreneur and award-winning author who lives to explore remote places around the world; and he shares the depth and beauty of the human connection that he discovers along the way. With early success as an entrepreneur at age 15 and over 20 years of global financial investment experience, Schauch brings his business acumen and altruistic heart to help lead and support local and international mentorship, fundraising and educational initiatives. These include the education of girls and student mentorship in Nepal, outdoor youth leadership for those facing barriers to access nature and holistic Indigenous leadership development in BC. Schauch holds an MBA from Queen’s University and is a member of The Explorers Club. He and his partner Chantal make their basecamp in Squamish, British Columbia.
Stories from the Mountains: Connecting to the Intelligence of the Heart
From the Himalaya to BC’s Coastal mountains, Michael shares his stories of discovery and trauma, and friendship and joy. He brings his perspective of the primal connection we all share with each other, the mountain and Mother Earth.