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Derek Lennon

Derek Lennon
Derek Lennon is a skier and writer who lives, works, and plays in the mountains. He travels the globe in search of snow and adventure. Life has allowed him to live and work all over the world doing cool jobs and loving every minute of it.
Derek Lennon

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A Mountain Journey Posts By Derek

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Derek Lennon

Education

  • Chatham University – Master of Professional Writing – 12/2008 | GPA: 4.0/4.0
  • University of Colorado at Boulder – Major: Advertising | Minor: Business – 12/2004 | GPA: 3.57/4

Professional Experience

  • JobMonkey.com
    • Writer and Social Media Coordinator – August 2007 to Present
    • Create articles, web copy, reports, e-books, newsletters, and social networking
  • A Mountain Journey
    • Internet Publisher – 2014 to Present
    • Write, edit, and publish a backcountry and mountain focused website

Certifications and Courses

  • American Mountain Guide Association (AMGA) – Ski Guide Course
  • Canadian Ski Guide Association (CSGA)- Level 1 Ski Guide
  • Rigging For Rescue Workshop
  • Wilderness Medical Institute (WMI) – Wilderness First Responder & CPR Certified
  • American Avalanche Association (AAA) – Professional Member
  • American Avalanche Institute (AAI) – Level 3
  • Canadian Avalanche Association (CAA) – Level 1
  • American Institute for Avalanche Research and Education (AIARE) – Instructor Training Course
  • American Institute for Avalanche Research and Education (AIARE) – Level 2
  • Professional Ski Instructors of America (PSIA) – Alpine Level 3 & Telemark Level 3
  • American Association of Snowboard Instructors (AASI) – Snowboard Level 1
  • National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) – 3x Graduate

Feel free to contact me directly.