Staff

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  • DAVID DeROOS - OWNER / MOUNTAIN OPERATIONS
  • David was instrumental in helping with the design of Silver Streak Zipline in 2011. He and his wife, Bonnie, opened the business in June, 2012. He keeps busy during the season guiding tours and working on the course to make sure it continues to remain safe. Off-season, he is involved in their many other business ventures.
    Miss Daisy DeRoos is a regular part of the zip line team.  She will gladly greet you upon your arrival.
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  • DREW PLATE - HEAD GUIDE / SAFETY TRAINER
  • Drew graduated from high school in Sandy Springs, MD and came to Idaho to enjoy the snow. This is Drew’s seventh season with Silver Streak Zipline. He is our head guide in charge of new guide trainees and safety inspections.  When he’s not with us, he’s busy as an early morning registers control operator.  His interests include enjoying the snow, discovering new pizza toppings and bowling. Always fun with Drew around!

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  • PHILIP WALLACE - LEAD GUIDE
  • Phil recently graduated from the University of Idaho where he was studying Advertising. This is Phil’s fifth season with Silver Streak.  In his spare time he enjoys fishing, archery, snowboarding and music.  It’s always a pleasure to have Phil with us.

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  • JESSICA BYWATERS - TAIL GUIDE
  • Jessy joined Silver Streak Zipline originally as our photographer.  We are thrilled to have her as one of our guides for her third season with us.  Her hobbies include baking, art and music.  In her spare time she enjoys reading, drawing and hiking.  Jessy is a student at Boise State.

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  • JEFF STUART - TAIL GUIDE
  • Jeff is a University of Idaho graduate.  This is Jeff’s fourth season with Silver Streak.  When our season ends, Jeff will return as a full-time teacher at Wallace Jr./Sr. High School, where he teaches Science and Math.  In his spare time, he enjoys snowboarding, 4-wheeling, camping, fishing and playing basketball.  What a great addition to Silver Streak!!  Welcome back Jeff!

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  • STEVEN ABNER - LEAD GUIDE
  • Steven joined Silver Streak in our 7th season.  He enjoys biking, camping, hiking with his family.  When our season is over, Steven will return to his teaching job with the Kellogg School District.  We’re thrilled to have him on our staff.

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  • SHARON HOWARD - TAIL GUIDE
  • This is Sharon’s second season with Silver Streak. Sharon is retired from the USAF. She enjoys camping, hiking, 4-wheeling and just enjoying life. When she’s not working, she’s busy volunteering in the community.

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  • CARRIE SIMMONS - OFFICE STAFF
  • Carrie joined Silver Streak Zipline this season. She brought with her an unforgettable smile and charm. Carrie enjoys gardening, sewing and creating fun projects. She is a graduate of North Idaho College. Welcome to our team!

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  • CALEB MacDONALD - TAIL GUIDE
  • This is Caleb’s second season with Silver Streak Zipline Tours. When he’s not working, he’s busy playing basketball and coaching youth football. It’s always fun having Caleb around.

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  • PIPER MURRAY - LEAD GUIDE
  • Piper joined Silver Streak this season after retiring from the US Army. We are happy to have him as part of our team.

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  • JESS HUNTER - PHOTOGRAPHER
  • Jess has been with us for a couple of years, capturing fun, memorable moments for our guests. Jess is a student at North Idaho College, studying Graphic Arts.

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  • JANE MORRISON - TAIL GUIDE
  • Jane joined our team in our 7th season.  Jane enjoys camping, biking, hiking and most outdoor sports.  It is a pleasure to have her with us.

Valerie
  • VALERIE FINLAY - OFFICE STAFF
  • Valerie joined Silver Streak Zipline in our fourth season.  She has lived in the Silver Valley for ten years and in St. Maries prior to moving here.  In her spare time, Valerie enjoys outdoor activities with her family, crafting and gardening.  We are very happy to have her with us in this very busy office. 

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  • MEGAN MORIN - TEAM ASSISTANT
  • Megan is a junior at Wallace Jr./Sr. High School where she is on the basketball team. She helps our guides with setting up gear and gearing up our participants. Megan is also our Asst. Photographer. She enjoys camping and spending time with her family and friends. She is a great asset to our team.

Silver Streak Zipline Tours

Seasonal Availability May – October;
September we will be open Thursday-Sunday with tours from 10:00 – 4:00

(208) 556-1690

523 CEDAR STREET
WALLACE, ID 83873

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