Crista Wiles

Crista has been sharing her passion for the outdoors while traveling the world as both a whitewater kayak coach and high school teacher. Working with a traveling high school for student-athletes earning their education while exploring the unique rivers and cultures came was a dream, but now Crista is back in Squamish and enjoying all that the Sea to Sky has to offer. 

Craig Rydell

Craig is a Lieutenant with the Milwaukee Fire Department.  He has been a firefighter and EMT for 18 years.  He also serves on the department's Type 1 Haz Mat team.  Craig is also a member of a regional Incident Management Team.  The team provides incident command assistance for communities experiencing large scale incidents or disasters.  Craig enjoys canoeing, backpacking and his latest passion saltwater kayak fishing.  Craig lives in Wisconsin with his wife and daughters.

Courtney Thompson

Courtney is a Family and Emergency Medicine physician working in remote northern communities of Ontario and is an avid outdoor enthusiast. Her passions include long distance hiking, back country camping, canoeing, cross country skiing and van living. She currently splits her time between Kingston and Moose Factory, Ontario.  

Courtney Vanderwall

Cori has been an Assistant Instructor with the WMA family since 2005.  The Pacific Northwest allowed Cori to pursue adventures on Washington and Canadian rock, Montana rivers and trails and Cascade mountain summits.  Serving on a Rural Ambulance service as an EMT, First Aid and CPR instructor, Health and Safety development in a camp setting and the mother of three boys has created an environment to develop a solid approach and understanding of how to apply pre-hospital medicine in unique environments! 

Cory Morse

Cory works at NorthStar EMS in the Western Mountains of Maine and serves as Chief of Searsport EMS in Coastal Maine. When not on the water, he is wishing he was; be it cruising Penobscot Bay, paddling the inner harbor, rafting with friends, or fishing small ponds. Cory lives in Belfast, Maine, with his wife, Jill and son, Joey.

Corenne Black

Corenne is a Forest Ranger with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and currently resides in the Adirondack Park.  She volunteers with her local rescue squad as well. Corenne spends her free time hiking, kayaking, trail running, cross country skiing and camping with her husband. 

CK Raynes Wilder

CK Berkowitz is a family physician who's training to be an ER physician via a fellowship program.  She enjoys hiking, climbing, running, biking, and distance swimming in both pools and open water.  CK and her spouse live in central Maine, where they've just embarked on their most adventurous project yet- as parents to a delightfully active 4-month-old son!

Charles-Antoine Wild

Ce sont ses passions pour le plein-air et le voyage qui ont mené Charles au cours des dernières années vers le domaine de la sécurité en terrain avalancheux et du ski hors piste. Certifié W-EMT, sa compréhension des enjeux en région éloignée, et sa volonté de permettre à d’autres passionnés de pratiquer leurs sports dans… Read more »

Bob Olajos

Bob has guided wilderness trips throughout northern Ontario and further afield since the early 1990s. His passion is finding Temagami's lost canoe and snowshoe routes so that they can be spared the axe. To pay the bills, Bob is a firefighter in North Bay. When not running into burning buildings, he keeps himself busy with wild land firefighting, ambulance first response, haz mat incidents, auto extrication, and ice water rescue. He is also certified as a Primary Care Paramedic.

Billie Jo Senecal

Billie Jo has lived in the western mountains of Maine her entire life. For the past 5 years she has worked as a ED Nurse in Charge at Franklin Memorial Hospital in Farmington Maine. She also worked as a critical care RN for Maine General for 16 years. She spends her free time camping, hiking and kayaking around the western mountains of Maine during her free time. She currently resides in New Portland, Maine.