Shane Ambro grew up in nearby Greensboro doing regional backpacking adventures on the Appalachian Trail where he fell in love with the outdoors. In 2000, Shane moved to Asheville, graduating from UNCA with degrees in Music and History and later, a post-bac in Outdoor Education from Montreat College.
Shane has served with the North Carolina Outward Bound School for the past 8 years, instructing courses in the WNC Mountains and the Florida Everglades. As an instructor, Shane believes in building community, inviting people to authentic connection through humor and compassion. When not working, Shane enjoys running, playing classical guitar, whitewater canoeing, writing, and reading.