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Jacob Urban
United States

(307) 690-5784
Course Leader

As an undergraduate professor, guide, program director, corporate trainer and business owner, I have been teaching in the outdoors for the past 30 years. I own and operate Jackson Hole Outdoor Leadership Institute, Inc. An educational think tank devoted to developing curriculum in the areas of avalanche and wilderness medicine education. I am an currently an Adjunct Faculty Member at Northern Vermont University and Central Wyoming College, American Institute for Avalanche Research and Education (AIARE) Level 1 & 2 Course Leader and former Instructor Trainer and curriculum writer, American Mountain Guides (AMGA) Single Pitch Instructor, Wilderness Emergency Medical Technician, Outdoor Emergency Care Technician, American Heart Association Instructor, American Red Cross Instructor and former deputy Director & Training Director of Teton County Search and Rescue.