For Women, By Women
Julie 'ranger' queen
Having completed a through-hike of the infamous 2,190+ mile Appalachian Trail and a just-completed 125-mile hike on the Centennial Trail in South Dakota, Adventure Explorations guide Julie Queen is an expert in her field. In addition to guiding for AE, she is the Director of the Appalachian Trail Museum in Pine Grove Furnace, PA. After a day on the trail, her genuine yet direct approach and skills will teach you more than you could have hoped for.
long hidden wounds. Struggling not to reveal her struggle while rock climbing with friends, she realizes there’s a chance to restart her life, her way.”
Growing up in PA, Jorie has had a lifelong love of nature. With a BS in Zoology from U of Montana and a
Masters in Strategic Intelligence, she traveled the US and the World during her 22-year Army military
intelligence career. Korea, Bosnia-Herzogvina, Kosovo and Afghanistan were all active-duty assignments.
Skydiving, running marathons, horseback riding and hiking lots of trails have always been a part of her life.
She is currently training to summit Mt. Kilimanjaro, ‘Africa’s Rooftop’, in January 2022. In her retirement
from the military, she enjoys photography and hobby-farming back in her Boiling Springs, PA hometown.