Jesse Colangelo

Jesse is a seasonal Avalanche Education Instructor with Apex Mountain School with over 20 years of rock and ice climbing experience, and 8 years experience in Avalanche Education. He has instructed ice climbing, rock climbing, wilderness first aid and CPR for multiple outdoor education organizations, and worked as an EMT (one of the folks that ride around in ambulances) but his teaching passion is the combination of snow science and human psychology that go into making safe decisions when traveling in avalanche terrain. He has the most adorable dog. Her name is Hazel. His kid is cute too.


    • Level 1 and 2 Certified
  • Wilderness First Responder