Instructor Qualifications

Chris Warren Benson

Colorado Outward Bound School

Moab, UT

(505) 385-4372 (Hm)

AIARE Qualifications:

Level 1 Course Instructor
Level 2 Course Instructor

Other Qualifications:

AIARE Level 3
AMGA Ski Guide Course


After receiving a B.A. in Geology from Western State University, I worked as a mountain guide and avalanche practitioner in Colorado, Alaska, Washington, and Ecuador. Recently, I earned a M.S. in Geology from Northern Arizona University where I focused on glacier and lake sediment dynamics in response to Holocene climate variability in the Brooks Range, AK.