Zack Doherty

Trip leader

Born and raised in Perth, Australia, Zack joins Bold Earth for his first year as a trip leader. He received a bachelor’s degree in philosophy from the University of Western Australia, and then continued there to pursue a law degree with a focus in environmental law. He’s traveled all over the world, including volunteering in Latin America with Greenhealers Guatemala and hiking through Europe and Asia. He’s worked as a summer camp counselor in Georgia, and the last two winters he’s been in Steamboat Springs, CO, teaching ski lessons at the resort’s snow school. Not only is he a certified ski instructor, but he’s also a dive master and wilderness first responder.

  • What was the last big trip you took? Last summer, I spend six months with my dad doing a national park road trip up the Rocky Mountains into Canada and down the west coast.
  • What excites you the most about working for BE this summer? I am excited to share my love of outdoor adventures and travel with the next generation.
  • Favorite travel memory? Riding a motorcycle through Patagonia for three months!
  • Favorite quote: “Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.” – Soren Kierkegaard