Steve Wyckoff and Mike Morris

Mike and Steve have a simple mission – To help others understand the geology they discover during their travels.


Mike Morris is a graduate of Grand Valley State University with a degree in Geology.  After a tour of duty in the US Navy, he worked with the Michigan Geological Survey and several years in the petroleum industry as a site geologist, exploration geologist and consultant.  Currently, He is a business owner in Traverse City.  Mike has sailed the northern Great Lakes, tidewater Florida and the Pacific Northwest.  Home port is St Ignace with summers spent exploring the North Channel in his 34’ Catalina.

Steve Wyckoff is a graduate of Western Michigan University with a degree in Earth Science and a Master’s degree from Michigan State University.   His career included teaching Earth Science and Computer Science, along with an administrative role as Technology Director.  Steve is a member and former Commodore of the Grand Traverse Yacht Club and has sailed the northern Great Lakes, the North Channel, parts of the Caribbean, and Washington’s San Juan Islands.