Senior trip leader: Epic Africa
Originally from Oakley, CA, Izzy went on her first backpacking trip at age 6. Since graduation, she’s been a trip leader for high and low ropes courses and hiking, caving, and canoeing excursions in Virginia, Hawaii, and her home state. She’s also led rock climbing and backpacking trips in Hong Kong, China, and South Korea. Last year, she hiked the 33-mile Milford Track in New Zealand with her 80-year-old grandmother! Izzy is returning to Bold Earth for her fourth year as a trip leader.
- Education: Humboldt State University; bachelor’s degree in recreation and community outreach
- Certifications: Wilderness first responder, lifeguard
- What was the last big trip you took? Most recently, I’ve traveled through Vietnam and South Korea, doing a lot of biking and eating as many noodles as possible.