Challenge Trek Team
Home Location: Silver City, NM
Occupation: Oxygen Technician, Gila
Regional Medical Center
It has always been Jose's dream to travel to Mt. Everest. He has
hiked thousands of miles in the past 35 years: all over New Mexico,
in Northern Texas, Arizona, Colorado, Switzerland, Germany, Australia,
Greece and in the mountains, some as high as 14,000ft.
Jose worked as a caregiver from 1993-2000 at Fort Bayard Medical
Center, a long-term care facility in NM and is currently an oxygen
tech at the Gila Medical Center. He has found his work with people
with all kinds of disabilities rewarding and challenging. He has
worked with Gene Rodgers and will be one of his attendants on the
Challenge Trek. Jose has served in the military and the national
guard. He lives in Silver City, NM with his wife Juanita.