Marissa M

Trip Leader: Pacific Northwest Adventure 1 & Pacific Northwest: Coast to Cascades 2

Originally from Cleveland, OH, Marissa attended five Bold Earth trips as a student, traveling to the Grand Canyon, Hawaii, Fiji, South Africa, and Iceland. Marissa graduated from Bard College in New York, where she studied sociology, with a minor in gender studies. Marissa has spent the last year guiding outdoor education programs in Switzerland, backpacking around Patagonia, and teaching outdoor education trips all throughout the state of California. Marissa is an EMT and has worked for her local fire department, as well as for her college’s emergency medical services. Marissa is a certified lifeguard, has been trained as a Wilderness First Responder, and is returning to Bold Earth for her fourth season as a trip leader!