Heather is a passionate trek leader and medic at Fusion Adventures. She provides her experienced services to those requiring guidance and leadership across many and varied treks and adventures. Heather has completed many challenging excursions and brings a wealth of knowledge to her clients in the training and preparation required for these events.
Heather has an enviable list of achievements, having trekked and adventured across many continents including:
- Papua New Guinea’s Kokoda Trail over 24 times
- Black Cat Track, again in Papua New Guinea
- Thai Burma Railway
- Mt Kinabalu, Malaysia
- Long Tan, Vietnam
- Mt Kilimanjaro, Tanzania (highest peak in Africa)
- Mt Kenya (second highest peak in Africa!)
- Great Wall of China
- Druk Path, Bhutan
- Durack River, Kimberley region of Western Australia
- Larapinta, Northern Territory
- Simpson Desert
- just to name a few….
Heather has competed in some of the most gruelling adventure races, XPD, Geo Quest, kayaking and ultra trail running events across the world – Oscars Hut-2-Hut, UTA Blue Mountains, Coastal High 50, UK Coast-2-Coast. She is the person you want beside you when the going gets tough.
Heather has enjoyed a career as a clinical nurse in rural and remote Australia, emergency nursing, midwifery and sexual health. Whilst currently working in the field of refugee health and forensics she is also an instructor in wilderness and remote first aid. All of which places her in great stead to compassionately lead and care for her clients in the great outdoors. A proud mother of two very independent young women whom have taught her never to give up on one’s journey or beliefs.