Justin Olmsted, Assistant Guide

Justin Olmsted, Assistant Guide

Justin is a local to the Mount St. Helens area, he spent his childhood near the Gifford Pinchot, exploring everything he could in the outdoors. After six years in the Army working on helicopters, he decided to move back to the area to pursue his bachelor’s degree in biology at Washington State University Vancouver. His passion is ecology, and he volunteers at a campus lab to assist in research projects focused on Mount St. Helens and disturbance ecology.