Mountains, Glaciers, and Nordic Culture

Leaders

Here are the Trip Leaders scheduled for this journey (please note that leader assignments are subject to change).

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Mike Browder

Mike Browder leads WT adventures from Corsica to the Alps and northward to the fjords of Norway. He has worked in outdoor settings all his life, directing parks and recreation programs in Bend, Oregon, coaching ski teams, and mountain climbing in North America and ...

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Claire Michael

With a passion for nature and the outdoors, Claire is happiest journeying through the mountains. An avid skier, hiker, and rock climber, she lived in France’s Chamonix Valley for ten years before moving to western Sweden where she is now based. Raised in Dublin, ...

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Rob Noonan

Rob Noonan came by his love of nature and the mountains early, adventuring throughout most of the Americas and later earning a degree in environmental studies from Prescott College in Arizona. He began guiding our Patagonia hiking journeys in 1994, and his love of the ...

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Naoise O Muircheartaigh

Departure Dates: July 27-August 6, 2019

Born on the Dingle Peninsula and into the distinct Gaelic culture of his ancestors, Naoise O Muircheartaigh (the Gaelic spelling of Moriarty) has been steeped in the culture of Ireland since birth and comes from generations of mountain guides, including his father, ...

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Stefano Pozzi

Departure Dates: August 14-24, 2019

Originally from Italy, Stefano Pozzi has grown up with a passion for nature. He studied at the University of Milan and after graduating, took to the outdoors by riding his bike from Milan to Lisbon—and back again—by way of the Camino de Santiago pilgrim ...

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Ray Rodney

As Wilderness Travel’s Special Projects Manager, Ray spends much of the year planning and managing our educational Special Events. These events may involve discussing wildlife conservation issues with world-renowned experts in African game reserves, joining the ...

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Vicky Sotriffer

Vicky Sotriffer thrives in new places as an adventure-seeking traveler and Trip Leader. She has led trips on nearly every continent for more than 10 years, including safari hikes, city tours, and sea kayaking trips. Originally from South Tyrol, Italy, Vicky now ...

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Leila Thompson

Departure Dates: August 14-24, 2019

With a solid repertoire of outdoor skills including rock climbing, river guiding, and mountaineering, Leila Thompson surely lives the life of an adventurer. Since the early 1990s, she has led trips for us in Nepal, India, Tibet, Republic of Georgia, Canada, and ...