Basil Service (his real name not a business) is a third generation Idaho Native and Graduate of Pocatello’s Idaho State University with degrees in Business and History.  A 40 year Fully Certified (Level III) member of the Professional Ski Instructors of America, a 25 year Member of the Sun Valley, Idaho Ski School and present day Adaptive Instructor in Sun Valley and Boise Idaho. He has skied off of more than 100 Idaho Peaks, and has skied nearly every major ski resort in the States and in the following countries, New Zealand, France, Austria, Switzerland, Italy and Canada.  He has contributed his writings and photography to the following Publications:  Idaho Yesterdays-Journal of Idaho and Northwest History, Sun Valley Magazine (On three separate occasions), Rock and Ice Magazine, Exploring Idaho’s Mountains (Tom Lopez Author) Idaho a Climbing Guide (Tom Lopez Author), Nordic West Magazine, Sun Valley / An Extraordinary History (Wendolyn Spence Holland Author), Second Chances, (Elise Lufkin Author), Twin Falls Times-News, Fur Fish and Game Magazine, Rocky Mountain Game and Fish Magazine, Instructors Edge, Washington Fishing Holes Magazine and Idaho Magazine. His Photography as also appeared on the covers of two Magazines and in over 100 websites.