Instructor, Pacific Northwest Adventure 1 & Alaska Expedition 2
Born and raised in northern Michigan, Elise holds a bachelor’s degree in photography and journalism from Grand Valley State University. She spent three years abroad in Ghana, Taiwan, and Morocco, and she spends her winters training and mushing sled dogs in Jackson, WY. She previously led backpacking tips for Camp Pinnacle and is a Wilderness First Responder. Elise is returning for her fourth season as an instructor.