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Josh Jackson
Spring Valley
San Diego

Josh Jackson
Office: 619-303-5688

Josh Jackson has fervor for both outdoor recreation and teaching, and he has spent three decades trying to marry his passions. Josh has worked as a climbing, river and mountain guide throughout the West and Alaska. He has his Bachelor’s degree in Adventure Education and Wilderness Leadership from Prescott College and a Master’s in Outdoor Experiential Higher Education from the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Josh is a Wilderness EMT who has been active in Search & Rescue training and development. In addition to working as an Outward Bound instructor, wilderness therapy facilitator, AMGA® SPI provider, field program manager, and a Wilderness Medical Associates® instructor, he has served as adjunct faculty at several colleges and universities, teaching such courses as expeditionary sea kayaking, white water rafting, rock climbing, back country skiing, ice climbing, surfing, navigation, winter camping, wilderness leadership, and wilderness first responder.