Heather West is a professional outdoorswoman from New Orleans who loves sharing her passion for the outdoors with others. After Hurricane Katrina, Heather transferred to a college in Tennessee and went on her first camping trip. She fell in love with the outdoors and decided that she wanted a career in the outdoor industry. Two weeks after graduating, Heather began working for Outward Bound leading 14-28 day canoe expeditions for teens in Florida, Alabama, North Carolina, and Maine. Heather currently works for a local nonprofit leading day-trips for students of all ages.