Jeremy Hanke

Prepare to be amazed by the extraordinary Jeremy, an accomplished professional athlete with an impressive track record of over 25 years in the North American backcountry. His dedication and commitment have allowed him to master not only the art of snowmobiling but also the skillful artistry of snowboarding. Jeremy’s deep-rooted passion for backcountry exploration and safety practices stems from a life-altering experience as a Class 3 avalanche survivor. This pivotal moment ignited his unwavering commitment to advancing avalanche safety practices and sparked the creation of The SKADI Foundation.

In addition to his role at Soul Rides, Jeremy serves as the Executive Director of The SKADI Foundation, an organization dedicated to pushing the boundaries of best practices in motorized mountain survival. Through his leadership and expertise, Jeremy strives to enhance the safety and well-being of backcountry enthusiasts, ensuring that they have the knowledge and skills needed to navigate challenging terrains with confidence.

To delve deeper into Jeremy’s incredible journey and accomplishments, visit his professional profile at There, you can explore the remarkable achievements and milestones that have shaped him into the visionary Founder and current CEO of Soul Rides. Jeremy’s profile offers a glimpse into his passion, drive, and unwavering commitment to making a positive impact in the world of backcountry exploration and safety.

Get ready to be inspired and captivated by Jeremy’s incredible story. Whether he’s blazing trails in the backcountry, leading the charge for safety advancements, or guiding the future of Soul Rides, Jeremy’s vision and dedication are unparalleled. Join him on this remarkable journey and discover the transformative power of passion, resilience, and a relentless pursuit of excellence.


  • Avalanche Operations Level 2
  • Occupational First Aid Level 3
  • Wilderness First Responder
  • A.I.A.R.E Lead Instructor
  • Avalanche Canada Lead Instructor
  • Pro Member of the American Avalanche Association
  • Canadian Avalanche Association – Avalanche Professional
  • Canadian Motorized Backcountry Guides Association – Lead Guide