Cara O'Connor Adventure Treks Instructor

Cara O’Connor

Instructor, Alaska Experience 1 & 2

Originally from Texas, Cara spent several years working for adventure camps, one of which was Camp Pinnacle. This past season, she was a ski instructor for Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, and she currently works for Teton Gravity Research, an extreme sports media company. She was an outdoor leader for Harvard’s outdoor program, and she’s also walked the 500-mile El Camino de Santiago in Spain. Cara is returning for her third season as an instructor.

  • Education: Harvard University; bachelor’s degree in comparative study of religion
  • Certification: Wilderness first responder
  • Favorite outdoor memory? Camping in my backyard as a kid.