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string(34) "Katherine Friedley and Adrian Pery" string(1915) "

Adrian and Katherine are experienced wilderness leaders who specialize in helping adults get out on the trails in a safe manner. They offer a variety of outdoors programs through their business called Back 40 Outdoor Events which is based on the side of Brisco Mountain.

With over 30 years of military and outdoor leadership experience, Adrian has qualified as a ski, paragliding, climbing, diving and paddling instructor, mountain leader and offshore sailing skipper; holds wilderness first responder and swift water rescue certifications; and volunteers with the Columbia Valley Search and Rescue.

Katherine is an avid hiker and equestrian; certified Field Leader with Outdoor Council of Canada; a 4-Season Hiking Interpretive Guide with the Interpretive Guides Association; a wilderness first responder; and is a contracted organizer and race director for two of the world’s longest horse races in Mongolia and Patagonia.

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