Born and raised in Connecticut, Jim McCabe has spent winters skiing in Vermont. He received an Adventure Education degree at Plymouth State University in New Hampshire and had the chance to travel to Australia and New Zealand while in school. Jim spent 10 years at Rodgers Ski and Sport working in retail, custom boot work, and stance alignment near Loon Mountain. He has also has spent summers on the coast of Connecticut and as a River guide in Pennsylvania.
Jim decided to move to Utah with his girlfriend Sam and chocolate lab Bosco in the September 2013. With Bosco’s permission, Jim started at RAMP in the finishing room and got promoted three months later as lead CNC operator. The majority of RAMP’s materials begin in his hands and eye for perfection.