Nickname: Chrissy, English
You can usually find me on these tours: The Rockies in the summer searching for bears and Whistler in the winter hiding in the snow 😉
Countries I have been to: 15: England ☺, Scotland, Italy, Austria, Germany, Belgium, USA, Spain, Portugal, Turkey, France, Switzerland, Holland, Greece & Cyprus.
Favourite spots in Western Canada: Finding peace and serenity in the silence of the Rockies; particularly Bow Lake and Moraine Lake. Swimming in Alta Lake, Whistler. Relaxing in Tofino Hot Springs while the ocean pounds the rocks.
Fun Fact: I like to eat kiwi fruit with the skin on…
Extraordinary skills: I can balance a soccer ball on my forehead like a seal!
What I like to do when I’m not a tour guide: I like to play soccer, explore powdery snow on my snowboard, cook beautiful food (like Gordon Ramsay), hang with friends and go to the gym to keep fit.
You can usually find me on these tours: I have guided all of the tours offered by Discover Canada Tours but you can generally find me in the Rockies.
Countries I have been to: 30 and counting. Some of my favourite countries in the world include Malaysia, Egypt, Finland and Canada.
Favourite spots in Western Canada: Rocky Mountains because of the amazing scenery, and the Johnstone Strait because of the large number of humpback whales and orcas.
Fun Fact: You can check the quality of maple syrup by placing it in your freezer. Real maple syrup doesn’t freeze as a result of the high natural sugar content.
Extraordinary skills: They call me the bear whisperer.
What I like to do when I’m not a tour guide: When I am not working I like to kayak, hike or snowboard and explore new places.
You can usually find me on these tours: Whistler
Countries I have been to: I’ve only been to 6 countries 🙁 But I’ve seen a lot of great places in Canada!
Favourite spots in Western Canada: Waterton Lakes National Park in Alberta
Fun Fact: Dodgeball Champion 2015
Extraordinary skills: Polar bear dipper
What I like to do when I’m not a tour guide: Camping and hanging out with friends at the beach
You can usually find me on these tours: Rockies tours in the summer
Countries I have been to: Around 30? Top 5: Vietnam, Portugal, Uganda, France & Italy
Favourite spots in Western Canada: Johnstons Canyon in the Rockies & Alberta!!!
Fun Fact: The Columbia ice fields holds a hydrographic apex where water flows into 3 oceans. Boom!
Extraordinary skills: I can sing the Japanese national anthem
What I like to do when I’m not a tour guide: Playing guitar, Netflix & chillin’
Nickname: That girl in flip flops
You can usually find me on these tours: Rocky Mountains!
Countries I have been to: Thailand, Myanmar, Peru, Bolivia, Guatemala, Honduras, Belize, Mexico, Dominican Republic, United Kingdom, France, Italy, Switzerland, The Netherlands, Belgium, Morocco, the two smallest countries: Monaco and Vatican City, the USA,and last but definitely not least: Canada!
Favourite spots in Western Canada: Anywhere in the mountains. Particularly camping up at Garibaldi Lake where after a few hours of an uphill climb, you’re rewarded with the most beautiful scenery.
Fun Fact: I have had many close encounters with bears including being stalked by one in a burnt down forest and scaring one away with noise-makers.
Extraordinary skills: I can knit a toque in under an hour!
What I like to do when I’m not a tour guide: Carefully analyzing my bank account to judge when I will have enough money for my next adventure 😉