Danielle Piscatelli - Lead Guide

Danielle is a native of Boston and spent many years hiking around the mountains of Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine before relocating to Phoenix. While in Phoenix she focused on her hiking and backpacking skills exploring many parts of Arizona and Utah, including several trips into Grand Canyon National Park. In addition to Fitpacking she currently guides for Colorado Mountain Expeditions and Paragon Guides both based in Colorado.

In her spare time she serves as Board of Directors Chair of Women’s Wilderness, (an organization dedicated to providing outdoor opportunities and adventures to women and girls) leads trail crew for Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado, teaches for Outdoor Stewardship Institute, and additionally she is active with Camber Outdoors as their Volunteer Program Manager for Colorado.

She is currently certified as a Wilderness Medical Associates Wilderness First Responder and is American Heart Association certified in CPR/AED/BLS and is a Leave No Trace Trainer. Danielle now lives in Denver, CO and is very excited to explore all that the Rocky Mountains and Centennial State have to offer.



Danielle has guided Fitpacking trips to

  • Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
  • Big Bend National Park, TX
  • Crater Lake National Park, OR
  • Yellowstone National Park, OR
  • Yosemite National Park, CA
  • Weminuche Wilderness, CO