Originally from Sweden, now making home in Vail, Colorado, Mia travels far and wide in search for outdoor adventures. She has climbed the highest peaks in North America, explored the Himalayas, climbed ice in Canada and throughout the lower 48. An avid rock climber, Mia feels most at home climbing both the smooth sandstone cracks of the Utah desert as well as the abrasive and grueling offwidth cracks of Vedauwoo.
Mia has worked in the outdoor industry since 1993, teaching and guiding everything from rock and ice climbing, avalanche education and all aspects of in-bound and backcountry skiing.
Mia is a an AMGA Certified Rock Guide and Ski Guide, and is an Assistant Alpine Guide. She is also an AIARE Instructor, fully certified PSIA Ski Instructor, and holds certifications in Wilderness First Response and Outdoor Emergency Care.