Instructor, California Challenge 1 & Pacific Northwest Adventure 2
Heather grew up in the mountains of North Carolina and earned a bachelor’s degree in social work with a minor in recreation management from Appalachian State University. She spent a semester abroad studying outdoor education and sustainability in New Zealand, and for three years worked with ASU’s outdoor programs leading their freshmen orientation backpacking program. She recently returned from a multi-element expedition in the Grand Canyon of the Amazon in Peru. Currently, she works as a residential coach for girls at a therapeutic boarding school. Heather is a Wilderness First Responder and is joining Adventure Treks for her first season as an instructor.