An Arizona native, Diana earned her Bachelor of Science in Park and Recreation Management, with an emphasis in outdoor leadership and education. She is well-versed in the history of Arizona’s people, flora, fauna, and the geology of the Southwest and has summited many of the canyons and peaks of her home state. Diana is an outdoors enthusiast by nature but turned it into a career as a private guide and loves sharing her passion for the outdoors with other people. Her favorite activities include hiking, backpacking, biking, paddling, rappelling, canyoneering, climbing, luxury camping, facilitating challenge courses, and team building with corporate groups.
Diana enjoys challenging herself and finding new ways to share amazing experiences with her clients in the national parks and beyond. Her previous adventures include the Rim-to-Rim of the Grand Canyon, Havasupai, rafting the Colorado River from Diamond Down, exploring over 100 miles of Lake Powell and many others. Diana is NOLS-certified as a Wilderness First Responder, CPR certified, outdoor leadership certified, a Leave No Trace Master Educator, a Steward for the Arizona Trail, a member of the Arizona Trail Association and is fluent in Spanish. She has volunteered over 400 hours in the field to help protect, maintain, and build recreational multipurpose trails for public use. Diana is passionate about sharing her knowledge with clients and creating adventurous experiences that leave lasting memories for years to come.