Jenny Handel, B.S.

About Jenny

Born and raised in Ohio, Jenny moved to Salt Lake City in 2010 to attend the University of Utah and be closer to the mountains. Jenny graduated with a BS in Parks, Recreation & Tourism and a BS in Environmental & Sustainability Studies. Shortly after moving to Salt Lake City, Jenny began working in the outdoors and has been a rock and ice climbing instructor for MED since 2012. Jenny is inspired by the beauty of the outdoors and is passionate about sharing that with others. When she is not instructing for MED Jenny enjoys climbing, painting, doing yoga, snowboarding, traveling and surfing.


University of Utah - Environmental & Sustainability Studies - B.S.
University of Utah - Parks Recreation, & Tourism - B.S.


AMGA Single Pitch Instructor
Avalanche Level 2
Wilderness First Responder