Josh Norris points the wayJosh Norris

Josh Norris is the Director for the Adventure Leadership Institute at Oregon State University. He has worked for four universities and seven commercial outfitters, and founded his own commercial guide service with operations throughout the United States and Mexico. He was instrumental in the creation and establishment of a multifaceted university outdoor education and recreation program at the University of Mississippi, which included the inception of an academic minor and extensive course offerings.

Norris has served as an instructor/guide trainer for wilderness medicine, alpine mountaineering, white-water kayaking, rafting, climbing, challenge course and more. As a part of his work in outdoor education, Norris was a script writer and technical adviser for a series of instructional climbing videos.