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Meet The Team

All our instructors are local and certified. Our rock climbing instructors are professionally certified by the Association of Canadian Mountain Guides (ACMG).

Jamie Martin

Canoe/ Kayak/ Hiking Guide
Jamie is a British adventurer, who after exploring Lake Louise & the Sea to Sky, stumbled upon our little mountain town and decided to make Revelstoke his next home. He has guided anything from canoeing & kayaking, to hiking, biking and even zip lining! This jack of all trades is also a ski & snowboard instructor, who's main passion is sharing amazing outdoor experiences with new people, and getting them to try something a little out their comfort zone. Jamie loves mountain environments and has made it his mission to find as many ways to enjoy them as possible.

Tobias Schulz

Outdoor Educator
Tobias is our bushcraft expert with a Masters Degree in Wildlife Ecology. It was after a 45 day canoe trip in the Yukon and the NWT, that this German suddenly found himself Revelstuck. Tobias grew up whitewater kayaking, but today he is all about adventures on rock and snow in the mountains. His greatest passion is to empower (mainly little) people to conserve nature by creating a valuable connection between the two. 

Samuel Laberge Comeau

Raft guide/ SUP instructor/ Snowshoe guide  
Sam is an experienced rafting guide who has worked on rivers across the world, from Australia to Nepal. A couple of years ago the Quebecker fell in love with our little mountain town, and made the move from Montreal. Sam's water craft of choice is surprisingly the paddleboard. During the summer he can be found taking his SUP down whitewater rapids! This man loves to explore, and will not turn down a multi-day expedition any time of the year. When not on the water, Sam can be found hiking, snowshoeing, snowboarding, or out camping far from civilization.

Staci Klein

Bookkeeper/ Administrator
Staci grew up on a farm in Alberta. In college she studied business and became a Financial Analyst. However, she quickly came to realize there was more to life than meetings and desk jobs. In 2016, she left the corporate finance world, to be a ski bum in Revelstoke for a season. Spoiler alert: she never left! In Revi Staci has has juggled anything from being a lifty, to working for a snowmobile tour company, as well as swinging from tree tops out at Skytrek, and skiing untouched powder at a cat skiing lodge. Today Staci is well settled and besides being our bookkeeper, she works for Selkirk Tangiers Heli Skiing in the winter, and Sunnyside Farm in the summer. You might also see her downtown in the community garden, or at the local food initiative. In her spare time Staci's usually playing in the dirt at various gardens, mountain biking, rock climbing, or out for a paddle!

Kirsten Silfvenius

Freelance Marketer
After graduating with a BA from Smith College in Massachusetts USA, Kirsten has spent the last decade in the outdoor industry. From ski patrolling & radio dispatch, to leading backcountry trips for youth, and doing marketing for ski resorts. Kirsten is originally from New Hampshire (USA), and it was while doing a ski season in Revelstoke in 2017 she fell in love with our mountain community. Kirsten has a heart for volunteering and is currently involved with the Alpine Club of Canada, Revelstoke Search & Rescue, and Revelstoke Mountain Resort ski patrol. When she's not ski touring, trail running, or bike touring dirt roads with friends, Kirsten can be found baking delicious treats or enjoying a thick book.

Amy Erving

Guide/ Outdoor Educator 
Spending her childhood on Vancouver Island Amy grew an appreciation for diverse landscapes. But it wasn't until she travelled to Costa Rica on a scholarship to study ecology and life science, her passions for nature and outdoor exploration really flourished. She went on to studying at a hands-on, experiential university in Maine, U.S. located in Acadia National Park. In 2020, she returned back to B.C., and was over the moon to join the Revelstoke community. Amy has worked as grey whale and humpback research assistant, ski instructor, science teacher, POW Education/Outreach Coordinator, and today she works for Avalanche Canada. Amy's strongest passions are climate activism, seasonal ecology, cultural studies, watercolour  painting, trail running, sea kayaking, backpacking, skiing, farming, car karaoke, and packing silly snacks for adventures!

Sawyer Ellingboe

Outdoor Educator/ Guide
Sawyer is an Outdoor Educator, certified Forest & Nature School Practitioner, and an Interpretive Guide. She is currently working on her Early Childhood Education Certificate, and has many years of experience working in experiential education and leadership in wilderness settings. Sawyer has been a mountain gal her whole life, growing up in Invermere, and living in many Kootenay communities, until finally falling in love with Revelstoke. She spends her days backpacking, kayaking, and travelling to other mountainous places around the world, with the hopes of connecting more people to nature! 

Amy Flexman

Founder
Amy puts the Flex in Flexpeditions! Amy is the owner, operator and lead guide and host of Flexpeditions. Amy has always had a love for the outdoors, teaching and sharing her passion and energy for life with those around her. She started her official guiding career on the Ottawa River 10 years ago on the Whitewater Intensive Leadership Development (WILD) program. Before WILD she spent numerous summers as a camp leader, resort recreation director, tree planter, earned her BPHE and BSc (Life Sciences) at Queen’s University, travelled to Australia, Malaysia and Thailand and settled on sticking in Canada to live for life!

Sofie Hagland

Marketing lead/ Guide/ Outdoor Educator
Sofie is an adventure guide and multimedia professional from the rugged West Coast of Norway. This girl lives and breathes mountains, and is an avid backcountry snowboarder, rock climber, mountain biker & surfer. She has a background from outdoor education, as well as a bachelor in communications. Sofie has worked all over the world from New Zealand & Australia, to Nepal & Vietnam. She fell in love with the powder and spirit of Revelstoke, and has been calling this valley home for the last two years.

Valerie Peltier

Canoe Guide/ Outdoor Educator
Valerie works as a canoe guide and outdoor educator for Flexpeditions. Originally from Southern Ontario, after completing her schooling as an Outdoor Adventure Naturalist she moved to the West Coast to continue her career in Outdoor Education. Starting off her career on Vancouver Island, before moving to Revelstoke, she completed a multi-day bike packing tour from Vancouver Island to the Mexican Border. Valerie spends the majority of her time on Lake Revelstoke paddling or out on the local mountain bike trails and in her spare time she enjoys drawing and gardening.

Laura White

Webmaster
Laura is the webmaster / tech monkey / website wizard of the Flexpeditions website. She is from Canterbury, England, and came to Revelstoke to teach rock climbing but instead ended up starting up a website designing company called Revy Web Design and now builds websites. Laura loves spending her weekends in the garden, reading books, and cuddling her cat.

Lindsay Raftis

Instructor / Outdoor Educator
Lindsay is originally from Ontario where she spent a large part of her childhood living the camp life. Between spending years as a “staff kid” and working as a camp counsellor, she gained knowledge on how to successfully create and run programs for youth. Lindsay continued her love for life in the outdoors by obtaining a diploma in Recreation and Leisure, and later a degree as an Education Assistant.

Angela Pynn

Outdoor Educator
Angela is originally form Newfoundland, and has been exploring the vast landscapes of BC for the past 5 years. She has now settled in Revelstoke as a fully certified teacher with the local school district. Angela enjoys everything that the outdoors has to offer; from snowboarding and snowshoeing in the winter to hiking, mountain biking, and kayaking/canoeing/SUPing in the summer. As a child she also enjoyed camping and everything foresty; now living in Revelstoke she is looking forward to explore those passions again. Angela is excited to part of the Flexpeditions' team, and to have an outlet to pass on her love for nature and outdoor activities!

Join our Team

Flexpeditions is always on the look out for new talent to join our team!

We are looking for: 

Please complete the application form below with your interest and attach a photo of you doing something awesome in the outdoors!