Whitney Schuette

National Park Tour Guide

Guiding since:


At REI since:



Iowa City, IA

What type of tours do you usually guide?

Hiking and backpacking tours in national parks

Hobbies/fun facts:

Constantly working in various capacities in the off season; from working in a genetic research laboratory to digging drainage in a cornfield, Whitney enjoys learning new skills year-round. Between tours, Whitney enjoys getting as much time outdoors as possible. Some of her favorite activities include, rock climbing, running, swimming, kayaking, and bagging peaks.

What do you love most about guiding/working in adventure travel?

Whitney loves meeting new people and sharing the places she loves with whoever she comes across.