Annie Linhart

Annie is Midwestern born and raised, a childhood spent honing a love for the outdoors. She began working in the outdoor industry as an outdoor educator at her childhood summer camp. Her skills include risk management, team facilitation, program administration, multi-day wilderness expeditions, and more. Annie has worked as an instructor for Outward Bound, traversing… Read more »

Jamie Baker

Jamie lives on the Dolores River in Southwest Colorado and spends most of her time working and playing in the mountains, deserts, and rivers of the Four Corners area.  She works full-time as a Firefighter- EMT at Cortez Fire Protection District and is becoming a paramedic.  Before getting into firefighting, Jamie worked as a ski… Read more »

Yang Chuan Qi

Chuanqi is a social worker, mainly working in the field of public welfare rescue. Up to now, he has more than ten years of experience and participated in the rescue of typhoon, flood and earthquake disasters. He is the outdoor coach and mountain rescue coach of China Mountaineering Association, the coach of Chinese national emergency… Read more »

Greg Henington

Greg has been the Owner and operator of Far Flung Outdoor Center – an outdoor adventure company – since 1986. Greg lives and works in Terlingua, Texas just outside Big Bend National Park. His first experience with pre-hospital medicine came in 1986 when he completed his EMT certification. In the late 1980’s and early 1990’s… Read more »

Scott Bostick

I grew up overseas with the majority of my years spent in Kenya. I returned to the USA just before graduating High School and started my adult working career soon after. I was born in Texas but quickly resettled in Colorado and made it my home. I fell in love with the mountains as I… Read more »

Annie DeFrancia

Annie took her first WFR course while studying Adventure Education at Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colorado. After graduating, she began instructing for the Colorado Outward Bound School where she combined her passions for experiential education, backcountry travel, and wilderness medicine. Later, Annie obtained her EMT certification, and since then has been ski patrolling at… Read more »

Bethany Helvoigt

Bethany grew up in the mountains of Colorado which ingrained in her the love for the wilderness and emergency medicine. She later moved to Montana where she majored in counseling and outdoor leadership followed by several years of experience in experiential education and facilitation with an outdoor adventure camp. She currently lives in Plains, Montana… Read more »

Trent Gould

Trent Gould considers himself a grand generalist who enjoys windy hikes, sleeping in igloos, empty surf breaks at sunrise and reading the New York Times with a fresh cup of coffee. He originally hails from Southern California and spent his college years in Vermont obtaining a B.A. in Adventure Education and Wilderness Leadership. Trent is… Read more »

Mayumi Ote

I was born and raised in a mountain village in Japan. I participated in a children’s camp from an early age and have been engaged as a field activity leader since college. I am a nurse and have gained experience mainly in intensive care areas such as critical care centers and cardiovascular centers. In addition… Read more »