Outdoor Pursuits

Meet Your SOL Leaders

Jared Nilsson
Jared Nilsson
  • Hometown: Durango, CO
  • Studying: Philosophy
  • Favorite Outdoor Activity: Rafting
  • Inspirational Quote: A person's character is his guardian spirit  -Heraclitus
 Eva Altermatt  Eva Altermatt
  • Hometown: Boulder, CO
  • Studying: Adventure Education
  • Favorite Outdoor Activity: Breathing, observing, listening, and reflecting
  • Inspirational Quote: From there to here, and here to there, funny things are everywhere -Dr. Seuss
 Charly McConaghy
Charly McConaghy
  • Hometown: Sherman, CT
  • Studying: Undecided
  • Favorite Outdoor Activity: Whitewater Kayaking
  • Inspirational Quote: All good things are wild and free. -H.D. Thoreau
 Charlie Shew  Charlie Shew
  • Hometown: Decatur, GA
  • Studying: Engineering with Small Business Entrepreneurship minor
  • Favorite Outdoor Activity: Mountain biking and bikepacking
  • Inspirational Quote: There is only one world, the world pressing against you at this minute. There is only one minute in which you are alive, this minute — here and now. The only way to live is by accepting each minute as an unrepeatable miracle. Which is exactly what that is — a miracle and unrepeatable. -Storm Jameson
Devin Wilkinson
Devin Wilkinson
  • Steamboat Springs, CO
  • Studying: Psychology with Adventure Education minor
  • Favorite Outdoor Activity: Hiking, exploring, sleeping under the stars
  • Inspirational Quote: Now I see the secret of the making of the best persons: It is to grow in the open air and to eat and sleep with the earth. -Walt Whitman
Forest Kohere
Forrest Kohere
  • Hometown: Fair Haven, NH
  • Studying: Adventure Education
  • Favorite Outdoor Activity: Skiing, Surfing, Trail Running, Climbing
  • Inspirational Quote:The joy of life comes from our encounters with new experiences and hence there is no greater joy than to have an endlessly changing horizon, for each day to have a new and different sun. - Christopher McCandless
Matt Henry
Matt Henry
  • Hometown: San Francisco Bay area (Oakland?)
  • Studying: Molecular and Cellular Biology
  • Favorite Outdoor Activity: Backpacking
  • Inspirational Quote:I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to reach my destination. - Jimmy Dean 
Nicole Lovato
Nicole Lovato
  • Hometown: Santo Domingo Pueblo, NM
  • Studying: Native American and Indigenous Studies
  • Favorite Outdoor Activity: Backpacking
  • Inspirational Quote:There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it. -Edith Wharton
  Francis Liaw

Kevin Lindlau
  Amanda Finstad