Ian P.

Instructor, Ultimate Northwest 2

Ian graduated from Lewis and Clark College in Portland, OR, with a bachelor’s degree in biology. Throughout college, he was a trip leader for the outdoor program. Ian spent three summers organizing and leading field expeditions, including collecting spiders and other arachnids across the Caribbean. Ian is currently studying the effect of climate change in Antarctica, and will be pursuing a PhD in ecology and evolution this fall. He is a Wilderness First Responder and holds his Avalanche Level I certification. He is returning to Adventure Treks for his fourth season as an instructor.