Meet the Team

 

Lisa

Word that best describes you? Optimistic

Where in the world have you traveled? Canada, Costa Rica, Mexico, Thailand, France, Germany, Austria, Great Brittan, Africa, Spain, Nicaragua, Ireland and East to West in the United States.

What's the longest you've gone without a shower, and why? 3 showers in 50 days while studying an Outdoor Semester in the Rockies with Colorado Mountain College. The most amazing college experience ever!!!

Favorite place in the US to visit? Telluride, CO... a little slice of heaven only 6 hours from home.

Favorite activities? Skiing, camping, adventuring with my son Jack & husband Ben, river running, travel and home improvement.

Britni

Best outdoor experience: Paddle boarding on the Colorado River

Side job: Being an Auntie to 7 nieces and nephews

Favorite activities: Hanging out with my husband, drinking coffee in my backyard, skiing, mountain biking, driving down dirt roads, visiting my twin, swimming, traveling, being outside, gardening, paper crafting.

Favorite line from a song: "Don't question why she needs to be so free. She'll tell you it's the only way to be." -The Rolling Stones, Ruby Tuesday

Where in the world have you traveled? Thailand, Canada, England, Greece, Italy, Mexico, France, India.

 

 

 

April

Word that describes you?
Resilient

If you could click your heels together and be anywhere in the world, where would you be?
Guatemala, I fell in love with the country while I did study abroad.

Where is your favorite place in the U.S. to visit?
It used to be here before I moved but now I think it would be Durango or Montana

What’s your superhero power?
Remembering literally every song I heard as a child word for word, so I make a great road trip partner for singalongs. Or my excellent sense of direction. You will never be lost with me.

If you could be any animal what, and why?
I would be a deer. I have to be a creature in the forest and I like a sense of community. They are so majestic and I always felt a connection to them.

Kai

Favorite activities?
Mountain biking, weight lifting, skiing, traveling, ice hockey, listening to music
Best outdoors experience?
South Lake Tahoe with my family every summer or playing pond hockey on Lake Mary
Best pick up line?
"I play hockey"
Favorite line from a song?
"So let me go down the line, I wanna feel it all joy, pain, and sky" - Burn, Burn, Burn, Zach Bryan
 
Favorite place in the US to visit?
Fallen Leaf Lake, CA
Where in the world have you travelled?
13 US states, Canada, Mexico, and Japan
Jen

Your Preferred Title: General Badass

Favorite Activities: Paddle Boarding, Snowboarding, Rafting

Best Outdoors Experience: G.C.R Baby (Grand Canyon River trip) 

If you could click your heels together and be anywhere in the world, where would you be? Brazil

Side Jobs: Working on my money pit (house)

If you could be any animal, what would you be and why? A fox because I want to catch prey like them...you know, like, jump.

What's the longest you've gone without a shower? 17 days.

Olivia

Word that describes you? Goofy and kind

Favorite Activities:   Hiking, working out, napping and baking.

Best outdoor experience: Rafting the Grand Canyon with my family.

Side jobs: house and dog sitting

Where is your favorite place in the U.S. to visit?Tahoe, California or Hawaii

If you could be any animal, what would you be and why? A sloth. We all need to slow down and enjoy life.

 

Kendra

Your Preferred Title: Student, Activist, Environmentalist, and Adventurer

Word that describes you: Thoughtful and Outdoorsy

Favorite line from a song: "The world stopped spinning when you opened your eyes my darling."

If you could click your heels together and be anywhere in the world, where would you be? Joshua Tree

Where in the world have you traveled? Europe, Africa, and South America. 

Tess

Favorite activities: I love being in the outdoors- Mountain biking, hiking and playing bass!

Best Outdoor Experience: In Yosemite I ran into a mama bear and her three cubs on the trail! They were only 10 feet away.

Best pick up line: "I'm in a band."

If you could be any animal, what would you be and why? I would like to be a meerkat because I feel as if being a small mongoose mirrors my personality.

Weirdest quirk: I can wiggle my ears! 

James

Word that describes me: Quirky

Favorite Activities: Skiing Scary Slopes, Playing Chess, and Golfing

Best Outdoors Experience: Living in the Tongass National Forest for a month and a half

Side Jobs: Day Trading when I get bored

Weirdest Quirk: I will only ever eat cookies in a spiral shape

Crazy Unique talents: I'm really good at mimicking voices

Andrea

Your Preferred title: Outdoor Enthusiast

Word that describes you: Determined

Favorite activities: Hiking, Biking, Playing guitar

Best Outdoors experience: Hiking all 500 miles of the Colorado Trail

If you could click your heels together and be anywhere in the world, where would you be? On the Camino in Spain

Where in the world have you traveled? Japan, Canada, and Hawaii

Kait

Your Preferred Title: Adventure Seeker

Word that describes you: Outgoing

Favorite Activities: Camping, Hiking, Traveling, Lifting

If you could click your heels together and be anywhere in the world, where would you be? Mallorca, Spain

Where in the world have you traveled? Italy

Where is your favorite place in the U.S. to visit? San Diego, CA 

Shea

Your Preferred Title: Nature Enthusiast

Word that describes you: Vibrant

Favorite Activities: Camping, Hiking, Traveling, Reading, Traveling, any Arts and Crafts

If you could click your heels together and be anywhere in the world, where would you be? Greece

Where is your favorite place in the U.S. to visit? Any beach.

What's your superhero power? I can cook minute rice in 59 seconds. 

 

Mark

Favorite Activities: Skiing, Snowboarding, hike/biking in the mountains

Best Outdoor Experience: 7 days on the Middle Fork of the Salmon River (the River of No Return) in Idaho with my family

Side Jobs: International and Winter Olympic Ski and Snowboard Competition Director

Favorite Line from a song: "You got to know when to hold em, know when to fold em" ~ The Gambler by Kenny Roger