Jess was raised by mountain guides and has been working and playing in mountain ranges across the world her whole life. She has been guiding for more than a decade, both internationally and domestically, and loves connecting people to beautiful and wild landscapes. Jess excels at creating spaces in which people feel equally challenged and supported, and connecting women into an incredible outdoor community of likeminded individuals. Jess is an AIARE Avalanche Instructor, AMGA Apprentice Rock and Alpine Guide and Is working towards her ski certification. Jess owns a backcountry ski hut in Colorado and when she isn’t scooching around on snow you can find her climbing rocks, writing, or snuggling with her pup, Moki.