jenelle carpenter - expert utah national parks tour guide

Jeanelle Carpentier brings-forth over eight years of guiding experience to Utah Luxury Tours. Growing up on a small Island in Washington state, she gained the love of foreign lands, nature and outdoor adventures at a young age. At the age of six, she began traveling with her family internationally. Thus, the travel bug began.

After studies in psychology, outdoor management, and wilderness medicine; she’s been fortunate to lead tours and expeditions globally and all throughout the Western United States. She’s explored over fifty countries, along with residing in New Zealand, Peru, and Australia. Additionally, she’s lived in Mt.Rainier, Olympic, and Grand Canyon National Parks, along with sailing in Alaska’s Glacier Bay for work. She’s now established her home in the heart of the Colorado plateau for long term. The diverse high desert landscape keeps drawing her in. Holding a deep connection to the natural wonders, the history, and the culture; she can’t wait to share the incredibly rich and diverse environment with you.

When Jeanelle isn’t working, hiking, or traveling the world, she enjoys anything to do with mountains, rafting, yoga, photography, cooking, arts & crafts, conservation, volunteering and education. She is also a travel blog writer, a product tester for several outdoor companies and a major foodie. She is grateful to share her passions of nature, the outdoors and our National Parks within her work.