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Casey Henley

Assistant Professor, Head of Climbing & Skiing

Raised in the Canadian Rockies where he learned to climb, ski and paddle, Casey is a graduate of Canada’s TRU Guide Program and MRU’s Outdoor Pursuits Program. He has guided, climbed and skied on all seven continents.

A veteran of 30+ high altitude expeditions, Casey has guided on the highest mountains of each continent as well as Mt. Logan, Mustagh Ata, Imja Tse, Ama Dablam, Cho Oyu, Mexico’s Volcanoes, Stok Kangri, Patagonia, Pakistan, Morocco, and the St. Elias Range. Instructing and guiding for Outward Bound, Mountain Madness Inc., Slipstream Adventures, Alaska Mountaineering School, the British Army Adventure Training Unit and the Canadian Outdoor Leadership Training Program has helped shape his educational beliefs in what the wilderness can teach people. Being in remote, wild mountain areas is a passion he loves to share with others. He is known for his mellow, friendly teaching style and demeanor.

  • Education
    • Outdoor Pursuits Degree, Mount Royal University, Calgary, Alberta
    • University College of The Cariboo Guide Program, Kamloops, British Columbia
  • Certifications
    • TRU Guide Program
    • AMGA Professional Member, Climbing Instructor Program Provider
    • ACMG Member
    • AIARE Avalanche Instructor
    • AAA Professional Member
    • CAA Professional Member, AST Provider
    • CANSI Ski Instructor
    • CSIA Ski Instructor
    • Rescue 3 SRT Level 1 and Advanced Level 2
    • B.C. PEP Rope Rescue, Rope Rescue Team Leader, SAR Manager
    • Paddle Canada Flatwater Instructor, Trip Leader
    • ARC Water Safety and Water Saver Plus
    • LNT Trainer
    • WFR
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