Instructor, Blue Ridge Leadership & Blue Ridge Discovery
Roisin joins Adventure Treks for her second season as an instructor. Currently residing in Keystone, CO, she’s a program instructor at the Keystone Science School where she teaches such topics as forest ecology and geology to campers from 5 to 16 years old. She’s led multi-day canoeing trips on the 740-mile Northern Forest Canoe Trail; served as a Nature Conservancy intern, studying urban ecology; and volunteered for the Cairns Turtle Rehabilitation Center in Australia. Roisin is from Cairns and carries an Irish citizenship in addition to being an American and Australian.
- Education: University of Vermont; bachelor’s degree in environmental studies
- Certifications: Wilderness first responder
- Favorite outdoor memory? There are so many, but one that stands out is watching the sunset after a two-day backpacking trip in a monsoon in Sulawesi, Indonesia.
- Countries visited: Australia, Cambodia, Canada, many in Europe, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam
- Favorite hobbies: I have a passion for wildlife conservation and education. I love all water-related sports as well as skiing, climbing, hiking, biking and most things get you outside exploring. I also have a love for travel.