Nik hails from New England, which is also where she attended university. Most recently, she was a teaching assistant and fellow in an art program for undergraduates in New Hampshire. At Dartmouth, she was the director of risk management for the outdoor program, teaching students about wilderness medicine and safety in the outdoors. She also worked as an internal training officer for the Dartmouth emergency medical service.

  • Education: Dartmouth College, bachelor’s degree in studio art
  • Certifications: Emergency medical technician, avalanche level 1, single pitch climbing instructor
  • Favorite outdoor memory: Spending a week on Mt. Baker while more than 80 inches of snow fell, having to dig out and move our tent every day.
  • Favorite outdoor achievement: Summiting Denali!
  • Favorite place you’ve traveled: The Andes!
  • Favorite hobbies: Rock climbing, mountaineering, and hiking. I also love painting and working on my van!
  • What are you most excited for this summer? Looking at all the beautiful skies and stars.