Tay Briggs was raised on a working ranch bordering Wells Gray Park and has spent her entire life living and working in the wilderness. She received a degree in forestry and became Registered Professional Forester, working in the forestry industry for 15 years. Tay started a wilderness guiding company with her husband Ian Eakins in 1988. Wells Gray Adventures offers lodge to lodge hiking and backcountry skiing as well as canoe trips in Wells Gray Park. National Geographic Adventure Magazine has recognized these trips as one of North Americaâ€™s Great Adventures.