Instructor, Blue Ridge Adventure 1 & Ultimate Blue Ridge 2
A Lewisburg, PA, native, Jordan currently resides just south of her hometown where she’s finishing up a master’s degree at Messiah College. Prior to joining Adventure Treks, Jordan interned for Messiah’s adventure program, planning and leading multi-week backpacking courses for undergraduate students. She’s also led rock climbing, hiking, and mountain biking trips for Messiah students and been a counselor at several camps in the Northeast. Jordan comes to Adventure Treks for her first season as an instructor.
- Education: Messiah College, master’s degree in higher education and bachelor’s degree in adventure education
- Medical certification: Wilderness first responder, Leave No Trace trainer, PCIA toprope climbing instructor
- Favorite outdoor memory: A backpacking and canoe camping trip in Big Bend National Park, Texas!
- Favorite outdoor achievement: Hiking Half Dome in Yosemite National Park with my best friend in summer 2019!
- Countries visited: Belgium, Canada, Mexico, Netherlands, and Nicaragua
- Favorite hobbies: Rock climbing, backpacking, running, and shopping at thrift stores!