Instructor Qualifications

John Kascenska

Kingdom Adventures Mountain Guides

East Burke, VT

(802) 274-4112 (Wk)

AIARE Qualifications:

Level 1 Course Leader

Other Qualifications:

NSP Level I, AIARE Level II, AIARE Level III avalanche courses
AIARE Level I & Level II instructor training courses
American Avalanche Association Professional Member
SOLO WFR & CPR certified
SOLO Wilderness Medicine Instructor
AMGA Single Pitch Instructor certified


John has 34 years of outdoor adventure program experience; teaching courses in rock climbing, ice climbing, general mountaineering, wilderness medicine, outdoor leadership, risk management, and research.

In 1994, John founded the Adventure Leadership degree program at Lyndon State College, where he continues to teach for the Mountain Recreation Management Department.

He is the owner of Kingdom Adventures Mountain Guides, LLC located in East Burke, Vermont. He teaches wilderness first aid and wilderness first responder courses for SOLO Wilderness Medicine, and avalanche courses for International Mountain Climbing School.

John R. Kascenska, Ph.D.
Kingdom Adventures Mountain Guides, LLC
P.O. Box 41
East Burke, VT 05832
Tel: 802-274-4112