Instructor, Colorado Explorer 1
Janie graduated from Indiana University with a bachelor’s degree in outdoor recreation and anthropology and is pursuing a master’s degree at the University of Ohio. She was an IU Outdoor Adventures trip leader for three years, where she led trips in whitewater rafting, rock climbing, and canoeing. Janie led outdoor education trips in Australia for Bindaree Outdoors, and spent her winter backpacking through Asia and New Zealand. She is a Wilderness First Responder and Swiftwater Rescue Technician, and she is returning for her fifth season as an instructor.