Leader Bios: Meet Gennaro, Michelle, Jack & Rachel!

Gennaro Valant – Scottish Highlands Gennaro Valant will be trading the Green Mountains of Vermont for the arguably even greener mountains of Scotland this summer, as he joins us to lead our Scottish Highlands trips! A rising senior at UVM in Burlington,VT, Genarro studies Outdoor Education and Community Development. Outside of the classroom he leads… Read more »

Leader Bios: Meet Liana, Connor, Emmaline & Parker!

Liana Margolese – Pyrenees Mountains & Coast Liana Margolese seems to have inherited the travel bug from her parents. When she was nine years old, her family took a two-month road trip in an RV, visiting national parks, cities, and, in her words, “way too many battlefields.” Since then, Liana has gone on countless adventures… Read more »

Leader Bios: Meet Liam, Tess, Jake & Morgan!

Liam Donoghue – Northwest Explorer Apogee is excited to welcome back Liam Donoghue, a senior at Franklin & Marshall College studying Environmental Studies and Business. He has had an appreciation for the outdoors since childhood and grew up playing a variety of sports including football, basketball, golf, baseball, and lacrosse. Growing up, Liam would also enjoy… Read more »

Leader Bios: Meet Domi, Daryl, Andrew, Meg & Zach!

Domi Frideger – Pacific Coast We’re thrilled to welcome Durango, Colorado’s own Domi Frideger to the Apogee team this summer to lead our Pacific Coast biking trips! Domi grew up skiing, mountain biking, rafting, and trail running in the mountains around Durango, creating a connection with the outdoors from a young age. Now a rising… Read more »