Kristin McInaney has taught for NOLS Wilderness Medicine since the early 90's. She worked in Jackson Hole Wyoming as a ski patroller for three years. Additionally, she was a commercial river and white water guide for 8 years on the American, Merced, Tuolumne, Middle Fork of the Salmon. She also worked for NOLS as a whitewater kayak guide on the Gates of Ladore and Desolation sections of the Green River. Currently she splits her time between two jobs: The Bush School where she teaches and is the wilderness coordinator/risk manager for Upper School wilderness programming and her Acupuncture/DFA practice where she works with clients at the structural level to resolve pain, illness, and emotional imbalances.