Outdoor Adventures

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emilyName: Emily Roberts
Year: Junior
Hometown: San Diego, CA
Major: Political Science and Environmental Studies

Dream Job After College: don’t know yet…

Why did you join the guide program? Outdoor Adventure Center is the best place to meet the nicest people on campus. You meet people interested in similar things, but beyond that you meet friends who are there for you when you need them

I am adventurous because…I like to try new activities that I have never tried before

Favorite trip/outdoor activity: Kayaking

Favorite National Park: Zion and Yosemite

Favorite outdoor location in San Diego: Beach

Favorite place to hang out on campus: Behind the IPJ

Weirdest food you have created and/or ate: hobo breakfast (potatoes, ect. wrapped in foil and put into the campfire)

Craziest trip experience: rain and snow in Joshua Tree trying to put up a tarp and cook

Worst injury from an outdoor trip: I got beat up by a rock when trying to rock climbs

If you could go one place in the world where would you go? someplace tropical

Funniest outdoor trip experience: learning about people with games like ‘hot seat’ or ‘20 questions’

What is something no one else knows about you: have a twin brother

What certifications and trainings do you have? Wilderness First Responder and Leave No Trace

Favorite piece of outdoor gear: Dutch ovens

Five things you wish you knew prior to starting college:

  • Get involved on campus
  • Be yourself
  • Go to teacher’s office hours
  • Plan ahead and be organized
  • You are stronger than you think you are