Cofounder of the Great Outdoors Lab (GO Lab)
Stacy Bare is a husband, father, skier, rafter, and climber. He is also a veteran of the Iraq war and cofounded the Great Outdoors Lab (GO Lab) in 2014. In partnership with Dr. Dacher Keltner at the Greater Good Science Center at the University of California, Berkeley, Stacy and GO Lab put scientific data behind the idea of time outside as healthcare.
Stacy is a 2014 National Geographic Adventurer of the Year and he is the 2015 SHIFT Conservation Athlete of the Year. In 2015, he and Alex Honnold put up new climbing routes in Angola. In 2017, as part of his Adventure Not War project, Stacy and two fellow veterans completed a first ski descent of Mt. Halgurd in Iraq. He is the recipient of the Bronze Star for merit and a combat action badge in Baghdad.
A former director of Sierra Club Outdoors, Stacy also runs Bare, a consulting firm helping grow organizations which are focused on connecting people and communities to nature for improved health and wellness.
Stacy holds degrees from the University of Mississippi and the University of Pennsylvania and lives in Utah’s Wasatch Range with his wife, daughter, and their Hemingway cat.