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About The Southern Terrain


The Southern Terrain (TST) is a San Diego based operation providing adventures, corporate training and customized fitness training programs. The company was started by four guys, all with a passion for the outdoors, who met at business school at the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia. Our mission is to consistently administer safe and memorable experiences through our adventures, corporate training and customized fitness programs.

Our Team

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Kevin Jackson – Managing Partner

Kevin is a NOLS certified Wilderness First Responder who has extensive knowledge of the area we explore.  He is ACE Certified in First Aid and CPR as well as holds a Wilderness Health and First Aid Certification from the Red Cross.

Kevin has a BS in Operations Management and a BS in Supply Management as well as an MBA specializing in Business Operations. Kevin also consults in lean implementation and operational flow.

Area of Specialization: Kevin is responsible for the thorough preparation of all adventure activities, all adventure administration and adventure planning and most importantly, the confidence and safety of every client on every program.

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Andrew Roberts– Operations Manager

Andrew is our local Southern California guide and operations manager for the Americas.  He is a certified Wilderness First Responder and an AMGA member. Andrew grew up on the East coast where he has climbed and hiked the Appalachians, the Great Smokies and the Poconos for over 20 years.  Growing from there he has trekked, climbed and skied many of the great mountains and trails across the country

Area of Specialization:  Andrew is responsible for all local adventures including the TST climbing programs and instructional curriculum. Andrew coordinates and develops these events and has extensive knowledge of mountaineering, camping, skiing, rock climbing instruction and safety.


Joshua Reinig – Climbing Guide

Joshua, Is currently pursuing his A.M.G.A rock guide cert. and holds W.M.I, Wilderness First Responder, W.M.I, C.P.R and airway management cert.  Growing up in Southern California, Joshua is passionate about sharing his love for the outdoors with others. From the ocean to the mountains, Joshua has spent the better part of the last decade, in per suite of mastering the Art of Rock craft. Joshua lives for big exposure, long routes, technical rock, and passing on the experience.

 Area of Specialization:  Joshua is one of our instructors for all of our rock climbing experiences guiding clients on anything from 4 hour sessions to multi day climbs. 

GlennSlatteryGlenn Slattery – Corporate Development Manager

Glenn’s goal, passion, and purpose are to live a full life and inspire others towards reaching their full potential. During the past 20 years, Glenn has worked with 100’s of organizations and 1000’s of individuals to effect positive change. “I believe that organizational change starts with individual awareness. In addition to utilizing the most current scientific approaches, we can provide a unique and refined approach to learning through experiences. It is proven that change will happen when the approach to learning is impactful,” states Slattery “Our business life is an essential component to living a fulfilling life. Glenn is also an accomplished climber with high altitude ascents and multi day rock climbs throughout the world. He lives in Sedona, Arizona with his wife Lolly and son Trevor.

Area of Specialization: Glenn is a lead guide in the Southwest for TST as well as program manager and lead facilitator on corporate development programs. To contact Glenn directly please click here (glenn.slattery@thesouthernterrain.com)
Luis Benitez

Luis Benitez – High Altitude Specialist

At age 34, Luis Benitez stands among the world's foremost high altitude mountaineers. On May 21, 2007, Luis achieved his sixth summit of Mt. Everest. In 2004, Benitez claimed the world's (non-Sherpa) record for most consecutive summits of Everest: four in four years - - an amazing achievement, because in any given year, fewer than 20% of the hundreds of climbers who attempt Everest actually summit the mountain. (Since Sir Edmund Hillary's historic first summit in 1953, only about 10,000 people even attempted to climb the mountain. Of them, about 1400 individuals have succeeded in reaching the summit and more than 200 have died trying.)

Area of Specialization: Luis is responsible for developing high altitude programs around the world. Luis consults on all adventure programs and offers his altitude experience and guiding expertise in creating a safe and memorable experience.

LeighAnn Webster

LeighAnn Webster – Fitness & Preparation Coordinator

Leigh-Ann is an avid hiker, skier and backpacker with a lot of experience and knowledge about the importance of being well nourished and fit when training for outdoor adventures.  She is a Certified Personal Trainer, a Certified Fitness Nutrition Coach, a Certified Wellness Coach, Children’s Nutrition Specialist and a Certified Personal Fitness Chef. She also holds a bachelor’s degree in Sociology from the University of California, San Diego. Leigh-Ann is an active member of     E-Women Network, IDEA’s Health & Fitness Association and The National Council on Strength and Fitness.

Leigh-Ann is passionate about working with TST clients who wish to improve their fitness and nutrition as they work towards accomplishing their adventure goals.

Area of Specialization: Leigh-Ann is responsible for developing all fitness and nutrition programs as well as creating new and innovative ways to train for adventure activities.

Alexis Anthoney

Alexis Anthony – Wilderness Medical Specialist

Alexis practices primary and urgent care medicine in Colorado.  Alexis received her undergraduate degree from Miami University in Ohio.  In 2004, she completed her Masters Degree in public health  and in health sciences at the George Washington University in Washington, DC.

Alexis enjoys practicing medicine both in and out of the office and is grateful that she can apply her knowledge and skills towards her passion of travel and adventure working with the Southern Terrain.

Area of Specialization: Alexis serves as a health and wellness promoter and educator for our team and trek participants.  She is available to address your wilderness and travel medicine concerns or questions and to help ensure that you are medically prepared for your adventure.

Matias Correa

Matias Correa – South America Operations Coordinator

Matias has extensive knowledge of the South American adventure industry and provides TST clients with the highest level of quality with adventuring in South America. Matias has organized and developed numerous adventure programs in South America and focuses on safety and risk prevention.

Matias earned a Master Degree in International Tourism specializing in risk management.

Area of Specialization: Matias is responsible for ensuring all our South American adventure programs are of the highest quality.  Matias coordinates all our South American adventures through his network of qualified vendors and focuses on client safety.