Hometown: Sandpoint, Idaho
Guiding since 2004
Jessica grew up in the Selkirk mountains of north Idaho and B.C. she has since made a career in skiing, ski mountaineering, and climbing. North American and World Tour Freeskiing champion. Has climbed throughout Southwest desert sandstone, New England, Cascades, Devil’s Tower, Tetons, Wind Rivers, Thailand, Canadian Rockies, French Alps, New Zealand Alps, Cuba, and China.
First descents in the Chugach, Sawtooths, Selkirks, Tetons, and New Zealand Alps. Has been climbing since 1990. Founder/owner of Ski Divas- Women’s Big Mountain Ski Camps worldwide. Climbed and skied such peaks as The Grand Teton, Mt. Aoraki, Mt. Aspiring, Gannett, Mont Blanc, Pan d’ Radou La Meije/La Grave, and more. Heli-ski guide in Alaska every spring and was the first female heli-ski guide for Alaska Rendezvous Guides. Jessica led a Denali ski expedition and an Alaska Range climbing expedition in 2011. She is a trainer/examiner for the Intermountain West PSIA association since 2003 and has been a featured speaker for several women’s professional sports conferences.