Christy Rounds

Christy was born and raised in northern Minnesota. Since then, she has covered a good part of the globe – 30 countries at last count – and lived in 6 different states. Most recently, Christy and the Rounds family moved from the Vail valley in Colorado to Ellicottville. She loves the fact that Ellicottville provides…

John Rounds

John is an entrepreneur and outdoorsman who loves to travel. He has worked in all aspects of the outdoor industry, including retail, manufacturer’s repping, sales management, and distribution / import. By moving the Rounds family back to his home town of Ellicottville, John has brought things full circle. Adventure Bound continues to be a part of the…

Nick Sagnibene

Nick is addicted to H20. You can find him on the water almost every day of the week fishing anything from muskie to brook trout. He spent five years working at a marina on the Niagara River where he learned the craft of angling for muskie and pike. Before working at Adventure Bound, Nick was…

Emily Tingue-Arena

Emily is Adventure Bound’s Merchandise Manager and Stand Up Paddle Board WPA Certified Instructor. She is passionate about the outdoors and prides herself in assisting others in identifying gear for their adventures. Growing up in Ellicottville, Emily has had the opportunity to explore local trails and water ways. Whether learning SUP Yoga, floating rivers or conducting Intro to SUP classes, Emily thrives…

Damon Newpher

Damon is an outdoor addict.  He has spent his entire life in the outdoors, camping, fly fishing, hiking, skiing and mountain biking.  He particularly likes any outdoor activity that has to do with water.  His number one passion is in fly fishing, “if it swims, it can be caught on a fly”, is one of…

Adele Wellman

When there is snow on the hills, you will find Adele at HoliMont teaching everything and everyone- kids, adults, snowboard, alpine  and telemark. She likes anything that slides! She is PSIA certified Level 3 instructor and been teaching for over 30 years. When the weather warms, Adele is the Lead Naturalist at Allegany State Park…