Alpine Backpacking Instructor

Website Outward Bound California

Change lives with challenge and discovery

The High Sierra Instructor carries out the mission of Outward Bound with students on our backpacking and/or rock climbing courses. Instructors work on a seasonal basis under the supervision of Lead Instructors or Course Directors. They supervise, teach, and facilitate meaningful experiences for students in a backcountry context. High Sierra courses include backpacking and/or rock climbing. Instructors in the High Sierra program deliver a variety of programs, ranging from 4-30+ days. These programs and expeditions focus on leadership, service, and character development, and take students into new and challenging outdoor environments.


Training begins early May. Work availability through mid to late August, with potential to extend into September. This is a seasonal, exempt position.

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