Our Team


  • Catherine BonifaceCatherine Boniface
    Instructor - Advanced Wilderness Leadership Certificate

    Catherine has a masters degree in Biogeography and several years of experience as an instructor at Outward bound in western Canada. A keen mountaineer ... [more]


    Roy Jantzen 2Roy Jantzen
    Masters degree in Environmental Education & Communication
    Instructor - Faculty of Global and Community Studies

    Roy Jantzen is a professor of Natural History, Ecotourism, and Environmental Stewardship in the Faculty of Global and Community Studies at Capilano Un ... [more]


    Chris LawerenceChris Lawrence
    Instructor - Advanced Wilderness Leadership Certificate

    Chris’ understated manner belies his depth of experience as a truly professional instructor and guide in the mountain environment. An ACMG/IFMGA certi ... [more]


    Paul McSorleyPaul McSorley
    Instructor - Advanced Wilderness Leadership Certificate

    Paul is a Squamish-based ACMG Assistant Alpine & Rock Guide. He started climbing at a young age and has now worked as a Guide in Oman, France, Canada  ... [more]


    Julia Niles 2Julia Niles
    Instructor - Wilderness Leadership Certificate

    Julia Niles is an IFMGA certified mountain guide. She lives in Squamish with her husband and two year old son. Her passion for climbing took her to Co ... [more]


    Allyson PhillipsAllyson Phillips
    Instructor - Advanced Wilderness Leadership Certificate

    Allyson is passionate about teacher training and about being outdoors - especially river canoeing. She was first certified as a Lakewater Canoeing Ins ... [more]


    Dave SarkanyDave Sarkany
    Instructor - Advanced Wilderness Leadership Certificate

    Dave is a Ski Guide certified with the ACMG.He brings a wealth of experience in BC’s mountains to our courses, having completed many multi-week expedi ... [more]


    Rick SnowdonRick Snowdon
    Instructor - Advanced Wilderness Leadership Certificate

    Rick is currently one of the owners of Spirit of the West Adventures, a guided sea kayaking tour company based on Quadra Island. Still actively workin ... [more]


    Roger WarnatschRoger Warnatsch
    Instructor - Advanced Wilderness Leadership Certificate

    Roger’s passion is whitewater and he has explored rivers from Southern California to the Northwest Territories by canoe, appreciating the importance o ... [more]


    Don WebsterDon Webster
    Convenor, Advanced Wilderness Leadership Certificate - Advanced Wilderness Leadership Certificate, Outdoor Recreation Management Diploma

    Don Webster is the Convener of the Wilderness Leadership & Advanced Wilderness Leadership Certificates. His past experience includes guiding wildernes ... [more]


    Bruce WilsonBruce Wilson
    Instructor - Advanced Wilderness Leadership Certificate

    Bruce has diplomas in both Outdoor Recreation Management and Outdoor Leadership from Capilano University in North Vancouver and is an ACMG certified B ... [more]