Kristina Hall is the founder and owner of Sweet Otter. Kristina is a certified Instructor with the American Red Cross where she teaches Wilderness First Aid, CPR/AED and Standard First Aid. She is also a certified Instrctor with the American Heart Association and trains and certifies Basic Life Support CPR/AED for the Healthcare Professional.
Kristina is A National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians Basic-1 EMT as well as a certified Medical Person in Charge (MPIC). She is also a certified Wilderness First Responder, trained through the National Outdoor Leadership School and the Wilderness Medicine Institute (NOLS/WMI) and Remote Medical International. She has used her Wilderness First Responder skills in backcountry medical emergencies several times in live rescue situations.
Kristina is an Overland Certified Instructor through Overland Training. She teaches Basic 4x4 driving skills and marshaling skills at the annual Overland Expo with the Land Rover Driving Experience Team. In addition, she teaches the same classes at the Overland Rallies and Workshops held in the state of Washington and California. Her experiences include logistics director for the SOCOM Military Training with Expeditions West and consulting with adventurer's and traveler's on trip and vehicle preparation.
Kristina has been exploring the back roads and hiking trails of Northern California, Arizona, Mexico, Canada and Alaska since she was a young teenager. Schooled in Environmental Education and Ecology, her love of nature and quest for discovery has led her to a lifelong passion of exploring the outdoors.