Margit Von Frankenberg

Margit is a Registered Nurse with 41 plus years of experience, specializing in emergency medicine.  She currently works at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, which is a Level 1 Trauma Center, in the Pediatric Emergency Department.  Margit also has over 7 years of wilderness response experience at Camp Manito-wish YMCA as a camp nurse.  Margit is… Read more »

Robbie Langrell

I have been a high school teacher for 5 years with a focus on math and science.  My love of the outdoors, knowledge, and animals is what drives me in all aspects of my life and has taken me on some amazing adventures. I have wrestled alligators,  taught in the arctic, lead cold water survival… Read more »

Eric Nies

Eric Nies started kayaking and guiding on whitewater in the 1970’s, and has since logged thousands of river days guiding on and exploring hard whitewater all over the US, as well as in India, Nepal, New Zealand, Chile, and Costa Rica. He was one of the early explorers on the Green River Narrows in North… Read more »

Thomas Prang

With a passion for natural and cultural history, Tom pursued degrees in archeology, science, and environmental education. As an avowed generalist, he has done seasonal and contract work across North America with a focus upon public lands in the West, from the Arctic to Arizona. His eclectic experience includes years of work as a field… Read more »

Aaron Olsen

Aaron Olsen is entering into his 19 year of teaching and coaching (cross country, basketball and track) at Wilson High School in Portland, Oregon.  Aaron graduated from Portland State University with a Bachelors in Sociology and Communications, later earning his Masters degree in Education from George Fox University in 2001. Aaron enjoys a variety of… Read more »

Michael Krueger

Mike has been a ski patroller in Lake Tahoe for the past 12 years. He is a former member of two Nordic Search and Rescue teams and currently is an Instructor Assistant for the Sierra College EMT class, teaches Outdoor Emergency Care to ski patrollers, and is an AHA CPR instructor. His love of the… Read more »

Erin Jamroz

Erin Jamroz, who often goes by Jamroz, is an EMT-B working on Zion National Park’s search and rescue team and a technical guide in the Zion area. He has been teaching and guiding outdoor activities since 2011. Since then, he has worked with advanced recreationalists, never-evers, families, and military groups. Wilderness medicine brings together an… Read more »

Damien Santer

Damien Santer was a member and trainer of a multidisciplinary rescue unit in regional NSW, providing vertical, road crash and flood rescue, storm damage support, first aid, general rescue and search and rescue. He was also a NSW State Rescue Board Accredited Operator. He is the group scout leader for one of the British Scouting… Read more »

Ian Ellis

Ian has called southwest Colorado home for the past ten years focusing on skiing and climbing objectives around the San Juan range. Pre hospital patient care in the mountainous environment is Ian’s passion and he has worked extensively with Telluride ski patrol and Silverton Ambulance. Ian is currently the search and rescue training coordinator and… Read more »

Owens S.

Owens is a professional guide and outdoor educator. She currently works for the Northwest Outward Bound School instructing sea kayaking, rock climbing, mountaineering, and alpine backpacking courses. She has guided in places as far away as Chilean Patagonia and Acadia National Park, Maine. She has a B.A. in Psychology and Neuroscience, has a passion for… Read more »