Chris Marshall has been guiding and instructing in the mountains since 2006. He earned a BA in Wilderness Leadership and Geography from Prescott College in 2005, and a MA in Experiential Education from Prescott College in 2011. He worked as an Associate Faculty member for Prescott College in the Adventure Education department from 2007-2013 instructing such classes as Wilderness Leadership, Avalanche Forecasting, Rock Climbing, Alpine Mountaineering, and Ski Mountaineering. At home on rock, snow, and ice, Chris is actively pursuing IFMGA certification. He is an AMGA Certified Ski Guide, an AMGA Assistant Rock Guide, and an AMGA Apprentice Alpine Guide. He obtained his professional Level 3 Avalanche Certification from the American Avalanche Institute in 2011. Highlights of Chris’ personal experience include an expedition funded by the American Alpine Club to the Neacola Mountains in the western Alaska Range where the team established first ascents and first ski descents. He works as a ski guide and avalanche educator for Sun Valley Trekking during the winters.
- AMGA Certified Ski Guide
- Completed American Mountain Guides Association courses:
- Completed American Institute for Avalanche Research Education courses:
- Wilderness First Responder