TIM WALTHER

Tim Walther is here to inspire and equip your leaders and teams for your business through the most dynamic and engaging experiences you can imagine. Tim and his team will design and lead your outdoor adventures, corporate events, keynotes and customized multi-day retreats.

Fire and RainVP, Organizational Development & Leadership

If you are looking for dynamic, meaningful engagement that exponentially moves individual, teams and organizations to the next level, Tim is your guy.

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for your next corporate event as an adventure speaker, event designer or facilitator. 

Tim Walther is an expert in Applied Psychology, Experiential Learning and Team and Leadership Development. Tim resides in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

25 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE

Tim earned his Bachelor’s degree in Applied Psychology and Master’s degree in Experiential Learning with a focus on Team and Leadership Development.  Tim has more than twenty five years of experience in designing and delivering thousands of national and global training and development programs while leading business operations as President of Grand Dynamics International.

FOCUS AREAS

Include keynote speaking, event facilitation and designing and delivering corporate events and outdoor programs using adventure as a medium to bring out the best in business leaders and teams. In addition Tim has trained and worked extensively in the areas of emotional intelligence, the DiSC Behavioral Profile, performance coaching, charity challenge events and executive team development.

WHAT HAPPY
PEOPLE ARE

SAYING

Stu MittlemanUltra-Distance WC Member of Ultrarunning Hall of Fame

Tim's mission in life has been the relentless pursuit of improving people's lives through invigorating group experiences and by sharing fascinating and inspirational stories that offer pathways to self-empowerment and living extraordinarily.

Dev PathikFounder of Sport and Facilities Company

Tim Walther is a passionate innovator who has dedicated his life to helping others achieve their personal best. His approach to leadership and team development is intense, focused, inspirational, and highly effective.

Kelli JacobsCreative Director at Kindle Communications

Tim's high energy, willingness to adapt and inspired spirit made him the ideal partner for our leadership development event. Tim leveraged incredible skills, gifts and talents to make our event an absolute smash success. Thank you Tim!

FEATURED IN

Steve LordsConstruction CFO

For over ten years Tim provided quality experiential leadership training for CFMA (Construction Financial Management Association) in an outdoor setting in Jackson Hole, WY. Participants have benefited significantly and added to their professional skills and capabilities through this program. I give my strong endorsement to anyone considering engaging Tim and the Grand Dynamics team.

ADVENTURE

HIGHLIGHTS

Tim is an avid skier, rock climber and mountaineer including accomplished routes in the Teton Range and first ascents in remote corners of the globe, including “The Spirit of Mokwai” in Cambodia a bold adventure featured in Climbing Magazine’s EPIC Ascents.

His eclectic oceanic adventures include open water swims from Alcatraz and across the lakes of Grand Teton National Park in Jackson Hole, abalone diving in the Pacific Northwest, free diving descents and blue water hunting around the globe and cold immersions in Iceland and in the surrounding Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem.

SKIING

CLIMBING

FREE DIVING

BLUE WATER HUNTING

COLD WATER INMERSION

WHITEWATHER RAFTING

STANDUP PADDLE BOARDING

ULTRA-RUNNING

MULTI-SPORT ADVENTURES

GALLERY

Brian PraxMA Physical Therapist, former Exum Mountain Guide and avid rock, ice and expedition climber

Tim’s inherent ability to consider and explain the human condition in relation to his adventures brings them to life in a particularly compelling way that keeps you engaged and provides useful insights to apply to your everyday experience.

ADVENTURE

HIGHLIGHTS

TETON MOUNTANIEER

Completed hundreds of Teton Rock Climbs, the Grand Traverse and the hardest routes on the South Buttress of Mount Moran

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SKI MOUNTANIEER

An avid backcountry skier, who has skied the Grand Teton and other first descents

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MULTISPORT ADVENTURES

The Original “Picnic” featured in Outside Magazine (Link to URL Below) (The Grand Teton Triathlon Adventure)

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Jackson Hole Adventures, Team and Leadership

ALL IN

SNAKE RIVER COMPLETE

Stand Up Paddleboard the Snake River from Jackson Lake Dam to Palisades Dam (80 Miles, 16 hours)

LAKE TO LAKE-LINK

Swimming 20 miles across all 7 major lakes in Grand Teton National Park with 20 miles on foot in between. (Completed twice - the second time in 2021 took 36 hours)

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AROUND THE HOLE

Human-Powered 200-mile circumnavigation of Jackson Hole (run, swim, paddleboard, mountain bike)

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NOTEWORTHY

ADVENTURES

THAILAND MOUNTAIN CLIMBING / TSUNAMI ADVENTURE

Witnessed, and escaped, the Thailand Tsunami in 2004 while on a rock-climbing trip. Created relief efforts for orphaned children subsequently.

SPIRIT OF MOKWAI, CAMBODIA

First ascent featured in Climbing Magazine's EPIC edition

FREE DIVER AND SPEAR FISHERMAN

With 5-minute breath-hold and certified in Level 3 AIDA Freediver status with a depth of 100+ feet.

VIDEOS

PICNIC 17:30

Enjoy this video of Tim Walther along with the original team of “Picnicers.” The Picnic a.k.a. the Grand Teton Triathlon involves biking from Jackson to Jenny Lake in Grand Teton National Park, swimming across the lake, solo-climbing the Grand Teton and then doing the whole thing in reverse. 42 miles of biking, 2.6 miles of cold open water swimming, 20 miles on foot and 7,533 feet gained and lost. Not your average picnic.

MOUNTAINS OF MIST 10:00

Tim Walther and Josh Morris climb the South West Route on the Nelion of Mount Kenya. Amazing photographs and video footage of the climb of Mount Kenya along with some amusing anecdotes of the experience.

LAKE TO LAKE 12:00

The Lake to Lake-Link captures the essence of adventure and overcoming obstacles with 18+ miles of endurance swimming across 7 prominent lakes in Grand Teton National Park and 18+ miles of mountain trekking in between. 

AROUND THE HOLE 4:16

In August 2016 Tim Walther and Marshall White realized a dream of completing a human powered circumnavigation of Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Modes of travel included: Mountain “swifting”, overland navigation, mountain biking, lake kayaking, open water swimming and stand-up river boarding. The new multi-sport route was completed over six days and encompassed 200 + miles of travel and 25,000 feet in elevation gain.

COLD PLUNGE ADVENTURE 3:45

A peek into Tim Walther’s journey into the cold and the training to help others take the plunge and experience life-changing benefits.  Featuring: Caite Zeliff, Kirk Scully and Jonathan Benak

GIVING

BACK

Conducted dozens of corporate fundraising and give back events including the 3 Peaks Challenge for multiple organizations in need, a Sport and Education Fund for Thai Orphans, Habitat for Humanity house-build events, Build a Bike for Kids, Hands of Gratitude donating prosthetic hands 

Created the annual Ultimate Towner Community Obstacle Course – 8 year annual Jackson Community event which supported 8 different annual Jackson Nonprofits.

TIM’S

BOOKS

Coming Soon!

Check out Tim’s forthcoming new book:

ALL IN Adventure Stories

 www.allinadventurestories.com

Seeking True North: The Pathway to Freedom, Beauty and Success, Tim co-authored this book, which features 120 models, methods and tools for personal and business development.

Book Tim

for your next corporate event as an adventure or leadership speaker, event designer or facilitator.