Outdoor Adventures

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caitiName: Caiti McDaniel
Year: Junior
Hometown: Denver, CO
Major: Environmental Studies
Dream Job After College: Environmental Consultant or Director of a Non-profit

Why did you join the guide program? I love spending time outside and trying new things

I am adventurous because…I love adrenaline rushes

Favorite trip/outdoor activity: Mudcaving

Favorite National Park: Zion

Favorite outdoor location in San Diego: Anywhere in the sunshine!

Craziest trip experience: January Guide training: making a temporary van window

Worst injury from an outdoor trip: Lost a finger nail while water tubing

If you could go one place in the world where would you go? Macchu Pichu

Funniest outdoor trip experience: “Watch out for that giant yacht”- Katie Johnson while guiding a canoe and concert

What is one thing people don’t know about you? I go by my middle name

What certifications and trainings do you have: Wilderness First Responder, Leave No Trace, Class B Driver

Favorite piece of outdoor gear: My snowboard!

What are five things you wish you knew prior to starting college?

  • Prioritizing is important-you cant do everything
  • Yerba Mate tea is the best way to study
  • The people you are with are more important than what you are doing- they make the experience!