Christina is an Explorer Chick Guide who loves reconnecting with herself in remote wilderness, deserts,
mountains, rivers, and different cultures. Being a professional snowboarder, Christina has traveled all
over the United States, Canada, and New Zealand challenging herself through freeride competitions and
chasing snow. Christina did 6 years of back-to-back winters, sharing her time between Steamboat
Springs, Colorado, and Queenstown, New Zealand where she managed a snowsports school. In addition
to living in New Zealand, Christina spent a summer backpacking through Costa Rica, coached at the last
Paralympics in Pyeong Chang, South Korea, spent two months climbing in Nepal summitting Peaks
over 21,000 feet. Christina has a bachelor’s degree in Outdoor Leadership and an Outdoor Industry
MBA, and is a certified Wilderness First Responder.
Christina has led multi-sport trips for teenagers in the past, been a mountain bike patroller, rafting
guide, skiing, and snowboard instructor, and specializes in outdoor recreation for people with disabilities.
Christina grew up in Salt Lake City, Utah, and frequented Moab and the surrounding National and State
Parks as a child. She found a deep love for the contrast of resilient desert beauty to the lush mountain
environment. She currently lives near Steamboat Springs, Colorado, and works as a professional ski and
snowboard instructor and PSIA-AASI National Team member representing brands such as The North
Face, Burton, Phunkshun Wear, Terramar, Lorpen, Honey Stinger, Atomic, Hestra, as an athlete and
ambassador. When she is not on snow you can find her adventuring with her two dogs, gardening,
baking, and getting lost in a good book.