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Lisa Paulson

UIAGM/ACMG Mountain Guide | CAA Professional Member | CAA/CAC Instructor | Parks Canada Visitor Safety Specialist

Lisa grew up skiing at Lake Louise where she received her first job in the ski industry. Lisa then went to University to obtain a Bachleor of Science in Renewable Resource Management to become a Park Warden. Lisa has over 25 years of experience working for Parks Canada as an Avalanche Forecaster and Visitor Safety Rescue Specialist spending time in Glacier, Jasper, Waterton, Banff, Kootenay, Yoho, and several of our Northern National Parks. Lisa is also an ACMG Mountain Guide spending time off from her day job, teaching avalanche courses to both professional and recreational skiers.


When Lisa is not slinging from helicopters she is spending time with her two kids on the ski hill.

 

Daughter visits mom at work.

My daughter finished her gymnastics class but was bummed that I wouldn't be home. Since we were pulling a broken ankle off a nearby mountain they decide to stop in for a visit. This is the first time she saw what I did when I leave for work.

 

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Training in the 50's

There was a time when everything was done using human labor.

 

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My coworkers rescuing an injured climber

Times have changed. We rock it a little differently these days. Public safety is always evolving.