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Eliza Boyce

Seasons
7
West Coast Course Director
Certifications
WFR 80hr, ACMG Assistant Hiking Guide, Sea Kayak Guides Alliance L2, Canadian Avalanche Association L1, TRU Adventure Guide Diploma, UBC Engineering Physics, Mechanical P.Eng
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Fiona Hough

Seasons
21
West Coast Course Director
Certifications
Sea Kayak Guides Alliance of British Columbia - Level 3 Guide (working on my Guide Trainer designation), Paddle Canada certifications, Advanced Moving Water Canoe Instructor Trainer Tandem & Solo, Coastal Canoeing Instructor Trainer, Lakewater Instructor Trainer, Level 1 Sea Kayak Instructor, Wilderness First Responder, Swiftwater Rescue Technician L1, AST 1,
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Judith Robertson

Seasons
28
West Coast Course Director
Certifications
WFR, Teachers degree, Biology degree, registered Art Therapist
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Maia Beauvais

Seasons
1
West Coast Instructor
Certifications
Level 3 Sea Kayak Guide, WFR 90hr, Small Vessel Operator Proficiency, Marine Duties A3, Restricted Operator

Meaghan Buisson

Seasons
5
West Coast Instructor
Certifications
ACMG Hiking Guide; Sea Kayaking Assistant Guide; Paddle Canada Moving Water, Search and Rescue, Leave-No-Trace Master Educator, AST, Canadian National Team Athlete (retired); World Record holder (inline speed skating); BSc. Life Sciences
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Alisoun Payne

Seasons
1
West Coast Instructor
Certifications
WFR + CPR-C (90 hr.), SKGABC Level 2 Lead Guide, Paddle Canada Level 2 Instructor, Class 4 driver’s license, PC Level 3 Paddling Skills, MERS Marine Naturalist Certificate, VHF Radio Operator Certification, Outdoor Recreation Management diploma - honours, Yoga Instructor - 500 hrs.

Adelia Rodger

Seasons
5
West Coast Instructor
Certifications
WFR, Swiftwater Rescue Technician, ORCKA Moving Water 2A and Canoe Tripping 3, Paddle Canada Sea Kayak Skills Level 2, Pool Lifeguard
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Sarah Smith

Seasons
5
West Coast Instructor
Certifications
Wilderness First Aid 90 Hour, SKGABC Assistant Overnight Guide, Paddle Canada Coastal Canoe Skills
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Rachel Davies

Seasons
3
Rocky Mountain Course Director
Certifications
HB of Outdoor Recreation, Parks & Tourism; Whitewater Rescue Technician 3; Wilderness First Responder; Avalanche Skills Training 1; Paddle Canada Sea Kayak 2; Apprentice Guide - Interpretive Guides Association; Raft Guide Certificate, Class 3 Paddle – Professional River Outfitters Association of Alberta
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Lauren Bally

Seasons
6
Rocky Mountain Lead Instructor
Certifications
WFR (80hr), ACMG Apprentice Hiking Guide, Mental Health First Aid, LNT Master Educator, NOLS River Rescue, Bachelor of Physical and Health Education, Bachelor of Education, NOLS Hiking, Canoeing, Sea Kayaking Instructor, Backcountry Pizza Chef.
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Madeleine Martin-Preney

Seasons
8
Rocky Mountain Lead Instructor
Certifications
WFR 80hr, ACMG Ski Guide and Hiking Guide, Avalanche Operations Level 2, Flatwater Canoe Instructor, Certified Professional Coach,

Amy Peters

Seasons
14
Rocky Mountain Lead Instructor
Certifications
LNT Master Educator and Certified Professional Tour Guide (emerit)

Kyle Bennett

Seasons
5
Rocky Mountain Instructor
Certifications
WFR Wilderness First Responder (80hr Wilderness First Aid), Yoga and Mindfulness teacher, ACMG Assistant Hiking Guide

Wacey Little Light

Seasons
1
Rocky Mountains Instructor
Certifications
WFR, OCC Field Hiking Leader, OBC Instructor Development Program
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Emily Sitter

Seasons
5
Rocky Mountain Instructor
Certifications
ACMG Apprentice Hiking Guide, IGA Apprentice Interpreter, Wilderness First Responder, F Class drivers' license, Nonviolent Communication Level 1, Leave No Trace Master Educator, OBC Instructor Development Program

Laurie Skreslet

Seasons
15
Rocky Mountain Instructor
Certifications
WFA; ACMG Assistant Mountain Guide; 1st Canadian to Climb Mount Everest; 40+ high altitude climbing Expeditions in South American Andes & the Himalayas (3 Expeditions to Everest)

Kat Wood

Seasons
9
Rocky Mountain Instructor
Certifications
80-hour WFR, ACMG Assistant Hiking Guide & Top Rope Climbing Instructor & Climbing Gym Instructor 1; SRT Level 3; Rope Rescue Team Leader; Adventure Guide Diploma
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Spencer Sawell

Seasons
2
Rocky Mountain Assistant Instructor
Certifications
Wilderness First Responder 80 Hour First Aid, AST-1, ACMG Apprentice Hiking Guide, Johns Hopkins Psychological First Aid
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Beatrice Beaudoin-Masse

Seasons
2
Northern Ontario Instructor
Certifications
Wilderness first responder, SRT, NLS, White water canoeing level 2, Lake canoeing level 2 , Sea kayaking Level 2, Avalanche operation level 1
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Alexandre Beaumont-Vachon

Seasons
1
Northern Ontario Instructor
Certifications
Wilderness First Responder (80 hours); BSc in Outdoor Leadership; National Lifeguard (NLS); Moving water canoe level III (FQCK); Lake Canoe Level level II (FQCK); Swift Water Rescue level II (FQCK); Sea Kayaking Level II (FQCK); Avalanche Skills training 1 (CAA); Leave No Trace Educator.
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Keva Bunge

Seasons
2
Northern Ontario Instructor
Certifications
WFR (80H), Paddle Canada whitewater canoe instructor, Whitewater Rescue Technician, Ski Instructor,

Mike Bradford

Seasons
3
Ontario Instructor
Certifications
WFR, ACMG Assistant Hiking Guide
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Camille Godue Couture

Seasons
5
Northern Ontario Instructor
Certifications
WFR, Swift Water Rescue Technician, Bronze Cross, Paddle Canada Canoe Instructor

Terry Knight

Seasons
23
Northern Ontario Instructor
Certifications
WFR, NLS, ORCKA Level 2 Tripping, BPHE, BEd, Masters of Education
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Ben Gunn

Seasons
2
Toronto Urban and Northern Ontario Instructor
Certifications
Wilderness First Responder (WFR), National Lifeguard (NLS), Avalanche Safety Training Level 1
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