Karl Schmidt 2017

Karl S.

Instructor, California Challenge 2

Karl earned a bachelor’s degree in teaching, with an emphasis in science, while studying physics at the University of California at Santa Cruz. He worked as an astrophysicist at the Space Sciences Lab at the University of California, Berkeley, and in 2012 he thru-hiked the 2,650-mile Pacific Crest Trail and has since been working as a high school teacher in California. He will be pursuing a physics teaching credential in the fall. Karl is a Wilderness First Responder and is joining Adventure Treks for his second season as an instructor.