Carol is a native Montana girl who grew up with Yellowstone in her backyard. She co-founded Austin Adventures with her husband, Dan Austin, and 2015 marks Carol's 17th season in the travel industry. She loves to explore new places, whether they're in Big Sky Country or around the globe. She also loves helping guests (new and alumni) plan their next adventure! She also enjoys spending time with her family, and when she's not in the office, she can usually be found hiking, biking, cooking or reading. She has two children; Kasey and Andy, and a fox red Labrador named Gracie.