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Jed Williamson

Jed Williamson is President Emeritus of Sterling College, former faculty member at UNH and Outward Bound School Director. He is a practitioner and consultant in education and outdoor pursuits. He has authored many articles, compiled the Accreditation Standards for Adventure Programs, and was editor of Accidents in North American Mountaineering for 40 years. His own life in harsh environments include expeditions in Alaska, China, and Russia; a ski traverse of the Brooks Range; and hunting with the Hudza in Tanzania.

Course Title: Lessons from a Lifetime of Expeditions: Different Countries, Different Environments, and Different Cultures

Participant Testimonials:

"An exceptionally gifted Study Leader: he was prepared; he invited class questions and comments, throughout his presentation; he has a good sense of humor; and, of course, he knew, first hand, the material he presented."

"Jed, is a relaxed, raconteur‐styled teacher of real mountain climbing. He loves teaching and knows his subject intimately. Excellent reading material handouts throughout every session."

Last Updated: 9/12/18