Peter was born In Honolulu and grew up hiking and biking in the islands. He moved to New York to pursue a culinary career in 1997, then moved to Sonoma County in 2001.
His love of the outdoors led to a passion for exploring, bikepacking, endurance mountain bike racing, and trail building. Since leaving the daily grind of restaurant work behind he has worked on many public and private jobs in Napa, Sonoma, Marin, and the Midwest.
He currently resides in near Graton, in West Sonoma County.