Killian Sump

Outdoor Leadership

Matthew Dayton from Visions Service Adventures

Killian is an outdoors enthusiast, environmental activist, and a leader. He puts his all into whatever he is doing, whether it be rock climbing, gardening, or teaching leadership skills. Raised in Oregon, Killian earned degrees in Outdoor Studies and Environmental Studies at Alaska Pacific University. He has been a field instructor for National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) and worked with school groups in the field during the fall and spring in the Appalachians. During the winter, he is a backcountry skiing guide and caretaker of a yurt camp deep in Oregon’s Wallowa Mountains.

In his spare time, Killian enjoys paragliding, gardening, and meditating. He has been known for pushing himself and others in positive, productive ways. Killian plans to continue to live a life centered around nature, community, and sustainability. Killian joins the VISIONS Montana Roots Gap Program leadership this fall.

Matthew Dayton from Visions Service Adventures

What is a Wilderness First Responder?

All Montana Roots Gap participants will earn a WFR Certification

Recent Blog Posts

Our Traditional Bison Harvest

Our Traditional Bison Harvest

Learn more about this unique activity during our Montana Teen Summer Programs, which fosters a deeper understanding of and connection with our food sources.
VISIONS Reading List: July 2021

VISIONS Reading List: July 2021

In this new blog series, we’re going to share five new books every three months. For July 2021, we’re focusing on sustainability, with five books to help you better understand the environmental challenges we face in today's world and the ways we can tackle them.
How to Garden Indoors

How to Garden Indoors

Gardening indoors isn't just possible, it's actually affordable and efficient, with the right knowledge. In this article, we'll talk about sustainable home gardening tips for those of us who don’t have land at our disposal.
Partner Spotlight: Alayna Rasile

Partner Spotlight: Alayna Rasile

Textile artist Alayna Rasile teaches an enlightening workshop on plant-based design for VISIONS. Let's meet Alayna and learn more about her work!