Aidan Goldie


AIDAN GOLDIE (Field Instructor)

School and degree:

University of Colorado Boulder- Ecology and Evolutionary Biology


Favorite outdoor activity:

Standing on top of mountains


One food forever:



If you could eat dinner with any person in the world, dead or alive, who would it be?

Sir Ernest Shackleton.  His expedition to Antarctica holds to be one of the best adventure stories of all time, and one that would be amazing to hear firsthand.


If you could visit any place in the world where would you go?

Patagonia- Tierra del Fuego


Who is your environmental hero?

German naturalist Alexander von Humboldt created the way we understand nature today.  Humboldt was an intrepid explorer and the most famous scientist of his age.  He influenced many subsequent scientists and naturalists like John Muir, Charles Darwin, and many others.


First thought in the morning:

How much longer can I sleep until I absolutely have to wake up?


Favorite quote:

“The best adventures answer questions that you didn’t even think to ask.”


What color is your aura?

Forest Green


Describe your most embarrassing wilderness experience.

Emergency blue bag use while tied into a rope team while traveling on a glacier.


Favorite article of clothing:

Darn Tough Socks

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