Crested Butte finally pulled Amy away from the Michigan “city girl” lifestyle in 1999. She received her BA in Exercise physiology and joined the Western State Rescue Team. She has led sea kayaking, mountaineering, backcountry snowboarding, ice and rock climbing trips. She has since left the valley on occasion to guide sea kayaking in Mexico, as well as ice climbing, sea kayaking, and mountaineering expeditions in Alaska. Currently Amy splits her time between the waves and mountains. Teaching outdoor education in California, with her downright love for adventure here in Crested Butte.
Specialties: rock climbing, mountain biking, backpacking, mountaineering, hiking, stand up paddleboarding, cross country skiing, snowshoeing