Garth Eichler was born and raised on his family’s dairy farm near Cooperstown, NY. This spurred a
lifelong interest in cattle and agriculture, which would eventually lead him to pursue his bachelor’s degree in Dairy Science from Virginia Tech. After graduation Garth headed west, where he has worked for over 22 years on a number of guest ranches throughout Wyoming, New Mexico and finally Colorado. Garth has been a Grand County resident for over 14 years and has been employed at Devils Thumb Ranch for the past 11 years. He has served many roles at the Ranch, and currently is the Director of Agriculture and Grounds.