Monica Rimai

Monica Rimai is an avid backpacker and hiker who is passionate about teaching Leave No Trace Principles.

Monica Rimai is a former chief operating officer/chief financial officer for higher education institutions who has spent most of her adult life climbing, backpacking and hiking all over the world.  With her hiking partner/wife, she has backpacked along some of America's most iconic through-hikes including the John Muir Trail, and the Wonderland, climbed throughout the Cascades, Alaska and Rocky Mountain ranges and has summitted variety of national and international peaks. Monica has also hiked and backpacked extensively in and around the Three Sisters National Wilderness area.  Monica has enjoyed a long-time close affiliation with the National Outdoor Leadership School, having graduated from several NOLS courses, and currently serves on its Board as Treasurer and Chair of the Finance & Investment Committee.