Michele has 20+ years experience backpacking/hiking around the world and is an experienced group leader. Through the years she has learned from trial and error what works and how to do things. In addition, she has wilderness survival training. Her passion is to bring women from all walks of life together in the great outdoors to experience the benefits of spending time in nature. Michele also stresses the importance of learning the skills needed to safely navigate the outdoors.

Certifications / Memberships: 

  • Wilderness First Responder

  • Adult/Child CPR, AED & Airway Management

  • Epinephrine Auto-Injector

  • Animal First Aid, CPR & Airway Management

  • Leave No Trace Awareness Course

  • Leave No Trace Member

  • Pine Mountain Trail Association Member

Volunteer Work

  • PMTA Volunteer - Adopt a Trail Section / Adopt a Campsite



Karen Leonard - Wilderness First Aid Certification

Karen loves the outdoors. Her passion and drive are contagious and an inspiration. We are excited to have her aboard for our Appalachian Trail adventures.



Kathy Lyon - RN

Kathy has spent years traveling and exploring all over to include Alaska, California, and Hawaii. She has the most amazing, caring, and fun personality. We are so fortunate to have her on our team.


Cricket Hyatt Moseley, Planning Assistant

Jessica Lyon, Guide Assistant - AEMT 

Rudy Eisenzopf, Business Consultant            

Jennifer Lyon, Planning Assistant        

Justin Dunnigan, Creative Team  

Tim Dunnigan Jr., Finance & Business Consultant