Expertise: Hiking, backpacking, rock climbing, and skiing
Education: University of Cumbria
BSc (Hons) in Outdoor Education and Environmental Studies
Certified Mountain Leader, International Mountain Leader, and Rock Instructor
Experienced outdoor guide and naturalist
Jennifer is a professional outdoor guide, instructor, and naturalist with a passion for helping people get outside.
She works as a freelance outdoor instructor for a number of different organizations in Northern Norway and abroad, giving newcomers to the outdoors the skills they need to enjoy themselves in the mountains. Jennifer also works as a freelance assessor for the Duke of Edinburgh program, helping students learn how to plan and enjoy an expedition to the mountains.
Before launching her career as an outdoor guide, Jennifer also spent time working as a fundraiser and volunteer for a number of different environmentalism-focused NGOs. During her time working in the non-profit sector, Jennifer helped to encourage community involvement in important environmental causes and she helped to raise funds to support organizations looking to conserve vital natural spaces.
These days, Jennifer splits her time between working outside and writing for a number of different outdoor industry publications. If she’s not at work, you can find Jennifer climbing in Lofoten or enjoying a hut-to-hut ski trip in Norway’s Telemark Region.
Jennifer holds a bachelor’s degree (honors) in Outdoor Education and Environmental Studies from the University of Cumbria, where she learned the ins and outs of the outdoor industry. During her studies, Jennifer gained the skills she needs to bring guests and students into the great outdoors in a way that’s safe, environmentally-conscious, and exciting.
Additionally, Jennifer is a certified Mountain Leader, International Mountain Leader, and Rock Instructor with UK-based Mountain Training. She is also in the process of pursuing accreditation with the Institute for Outdoor Learning and she is a Duke of Edinburgh Gold Expedition Assessor.
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