Laura Friesell

Q & A

Hometown: Omaha, NE

Places you’ve traveled: I love to travel! I’ve been backpacking all over Wyoming and Colorado, the Upper Peninsula in Michigan, and to Slovakia. I’ve traveled all around the nation and to Western Europe including Ireland, England, and Germany.

Most memorable destination: Tensleep Canyon, Wyoming and Slovakia

Favorite Book(s): Into the Wild and Into Thin Air- I can’t put John Krakhour down. Also, Left to Tell- about the Rwanda Genocide

Favorite meal after a long day of adventure: Pad Thai

What ignited your passion for the outdoors? My first backpacking trip to the Wind River Mountain Range in Wyoming in 2002.

Advice for beginners? You can do anything you put your mind to

What do you love about guiding? Introducing people to nature, showing them new places, watching them engage in new activities, watching them grow, helping them accomplish tasks and problem solve, taking care of them if they get hurt, offering them a hot drink 🙂