Kelly Sloan has been leading groups and teaching mountain
activities for 20 years as a member of an Alberta Mountain Club.
She is certified as a Professional Interpretive Guide, certified in
advanced wilderness first aid, and has several other safety,
rescue, and interpretive courses.
Her outdoor experience spans many different adventure activities
including backpacking, rock climbing and mountaineering, winter
ski touring and ski mountaineering, blue water sailing, scuba
diving, mountain biking, cycle touring, paddling, and horseback
Kelly Sloan's outdoor and adventure travel has taken her to many places around the world including the Cordillera Blanca Range in Peru, the Scottish Outer Hebrides and Highlands, North-west England Cumbrian Mountains, the Yorkshire Dales, Snowdonia in North Wales, the British Virgin Islands, East Greenland coastal mountains, Joshua Tree, Alaska, the Yukon, Canadian Rockies in Alberta and B.C., the Long Range Mountains of Newfoundland’s Gros Morne, and numerous Canadian west coast islands.
Adventure is in Kelly's DNA and she founded Odyssey in order to introduce other women to outdoor adventure. Before starting Odyssey, Kelly worked as a CEO for twenty years including ten years with a feminist women’s organization. She specializes in women’s empowerment and watching nature newcomers find joy and peace by having fun in the outdoors.