Taylor is a Lead Guide and the Outdoor Programs Manager who is passionate about mountaineering, foraging, dancing, fermenting, and forest-bathing. Based in Portland, OR, she has been with MSHI since 2017, and in her decade-long career as a wilderness instructor she has led teams up more than 50 peaks in the US and abroad. She holds certifications as a Wilderness First Responder, Leave No Trace Master Educator, and Avalanche AIARE Level 1. Other recent accomplishments include co-creating "Building a Culture of Accountability," a workshop on how to repair after white people cause racist harm; co-authoring a chapter on equity in the outdoors as it pertains to Wilderness Risk Management (to be published early 2021); and being the Lead Guide and a feature narrative of "Who's On Top? LGBTQs Climb Mount Hood," a documentary which premiered Fall 2020.
Taylor can be contacted at (360) 904-8201 or firstname.lastname@example.org