Vincent Eng

Vincent is currently living in Long Island, New York. He is a certified EMT-B, WFR, and WMA instructor. During university, he acted as a guide for a rock climbing/backpacking trip for incoming freshmen. Recently, one of his favorite activities has been ultrarunning, and is planning to run a 100km race in the November of 2022.… Read more »

Tim Slusser

Tim is an outdoor professional with a diverse experience as an outdoor educator and leader. He is passionate about outdoor experiential education and sharing that passion with others. He has worked in EMS both in the field and in a hospital environment as a ER Technician and Trauma Technician. He has worked as a professional… Read more »

Eli LaMouria

Since 2003 Eli has worked in Wilderness Adventure, Education & Medicine throughout the US and China. She’s worked as a white water raft guide, rock climbing instructor, canyoneering guide, waterfront lifeguard, archery instructor, soccer coach, personal trainer, and more. Her travels have taken her to all four corners of the US, and everywhere in between.… Read more »

Krystle Collins

Krystle is currently on the back end of training to become a surgical oncologist focusing on breast cancer. She believes wholly in the transformative and rehabilitative aspects of nature emotionally, psychologically, and physically. In addition to the interface of nature and medicine, she is an advocate for diversity and inclusivity in outdoor spaces. She currently… Read more »

Anissa Vasquez

Anissa began her career in the outdoors while obtaining her Bachelor’s degree in Outdoor Education & Recreation from Central Michigan University. She spent time working in Yosemite National Park and Custer State Park in South Dakota. The majority of her outdoor experience comes from a wilderness therapy program in Utah guiding “at-risk” adolescents. Her passion… Read more »

Jeremy Womack

Jeremy is an EMT Intermediate with Telluride Fire, San Miguel County Search & Rescue, and a Telluride ski patrol. He is also a Whitewater/Swiftwater Rescue Instructor, teaching from Costa Rica to Idaho to everywhere in between. Jeremy’s wilderness background includes 25 years of Whitewater Kayaking, guiding, rafting, and more. Now his focus has shifted toward… Read more »

Josh Martin

Josh has been teaching Wilderness Medicine for 22 years after leaving the USAF as a Pararescueman.  He currently is a Critical Care/Intensivist DNP in a mixed ICU and maintains his Paramedic Certification.  A Fellow in the Academy of Wilderness Medicine and Matterhorn Recipient, he has a passion for teaching and sharing his experience with his students.

Joe Thacker

I’ve been in healthcare as a West Virginia state and National EMT-B for 10 years. I worked on an ALS truck with a medic for most of those. I am involved with ski patrol and I am a teacher of OEC, which is the equivalent to EMT for patrol. I am a trainer at ACE… Read more »

Sophia Rago

Sophia currently lives in Maine, and has been a travel nurse for over 5 years. She has been in emergency medicine since 2010 through various roles. She spends most of her time working in the emergency room or exploring different hikes around her area. Sophia loves to explore new places and says her highlight was… Read more »