High Trails Leadership Team 

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Sarah grew up outside of Boston, MA. She studied history at Kenyon College in Ohio before moving out to Colorado. As an instructor for Overland Summers and the Colorado Outward Bound School, she's explored the mountains of Colorado, Switzerland, Iceland, and Alaska. Though she was respectfully booted from her sixth-grade choir, some students have favorably compared her trail-singing voice to Norah Jones.

Sarah came out to High Trails to work her first season as a field instructor in the fall of 2013. After 10 seasons of trying to find her tree, Sarah is excited to be up here in Florissant year-round as High Trails' Director.

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Logan is a native of Kentucky. He earned a degree in Natural Resource Management at Eastern Kentucky University, among the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. Since finishing school, Logan has been leading young people in the outdoors through the Southeast Conservation Corps in Chattanooga, TN, as well as right in our backyard with the Colorado Outward Bound School. Logan spends most of his free time exploring the outdoors with his dog Tate, and preparing to be the cool uncle to his future niece, Charlotte. He is an amateur musician, an aspiring skier, and his favorite High Trails dessert is a warm fudge brownie.

Logan began working here in Florissant seasonally in 2014. He has served as the year-round Assistant Director at High Trails since 2017.

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Hi, I’m Lu. After 31 wonderful years as a classroom teacher in Academy School District 20, I have transitioned to my Dream Job working for High Trails.  My official title is “Education Consultant” but I am eager to do whatever I can to keep this program dynamic and successful so that students can continue to come up to this mountain community to explore, learn, and grow for many years.  It is a precious gift for me to have this time and place to share in the wonders of our natural world and to harvest curiosity and joy on a daily basis with students, staff and teachers. 

 
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Carlotta is part of the bedrock of High Trails. She grew up in Michigan and came out to Colorado just to visit family. Through the years she has helped develop the program into what it is today. She loves working with teachers and staff to develop a community that is focused on educating every child. Lottie is also a naturalist at heart. It is common to see her walking in the woods near High Trails doing some bird watching, nature photography, or cataloging the current wild flowers in bloom.